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.”
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.”