India’s economy growing at 7.5 percent: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley, Jagmohan Dalmiya, Dalmiya’s Son, Avishek Dalmiya
Arun Jaitley visits Jagmohan Dalmiya's Kolkata residence to offer condolence

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today stated that India’s economy has seen a hike and achieved a growth rate of about 7.5 percent despite a global slowdown.

Jaitley was present at a function conducted to mark the two years in office of Narendra Modi government and there he stated: “At a time when the global economies are shrinking, our economy is growing at around 7.5 percent. This is a healthy growth rate, especially in the context of current global economic scenario.”

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Titled ‘Ek Nayi Subah’ (A New Dawn), the gala event witnessed finance minister discussing about his ministry’s achievements in the last two years.

Finance Minister further stated: “We brought in the legislation against black money that provides for stringent punishment for tax evaders. We registered criminal cases against several tax evaders.”

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