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Last Updated : Jan 11, 2018 03:31 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

Expect economy to clock growth of 7.5% in 2018, says Rajiv Kumar of Niti Aayog

As the economy picks up, employment will pick up, said Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog.

CNBC TV18 @moneycontrolcom

Prime Minister Modi met economists yesterday to take stock of the economy in the capital yesterday. CNBC-TV18's Ronojoy Banerjee caught up with Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, Niti Ayog who was present at the meeting to get a sense of some of the key ideas that were discussed.

He said they expect the economy to clock a growth of 7.5 percent in 2018.

Talking about unemployment he said as the economy picks up, employment will pick up.

He said they discussed ways to improve farmer incomes. To supplement farm income, farmers can look at growing other things than the usual wheat and rice they produce.
First Published on Jan 11, 2018 02:57 pm
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