India the fastest growing large economy in the world: Indian President

India the fastest growing large economy in the world: Indian President

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was addressing the members of two houses of parliament at the start of the budget session.



By (IANS)

Published: Mon 23 Feb 2015, 12:17 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 8:46 PM

New Delhi - Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that with GDP growth at 7.4 percent, India is the fastest growing large economy in the world. He added that inclusive growth was a top priority of the government and it was committed to expand the job market.

"Inclusive growth covering the poorest of poor is the government's top priority," Mukherjee said while addressing the members of two houses of parliament at the start of the budget session.

He said the government was streamlining scholarship schemes concerning the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and minorities to ensure their timely disbursement.

He said the government was fully committed to expand the job market and bring transparency and accountability in enforcing labour related regulations.


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