Take-off points in growth story

India Today | Aug 15, 2019 at 6:45 PM
  • India has emerged as the fastest growing world economy today running neck-andneck with China and is often described as the bright spot in an otherwise slowing world economy.
  • Today, India is a $2.61 trillion (`180 lakh crore) economy that has set an ambitious target of doubling the GDP size to become a $5 trillion digital economy by 2024.
  • A cess on petrol and diesel was introduced which mobilised sufficient funds to finance highway development.