Govt plans steps to improve economy 'fairly quickly': Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the government planned steps to improve the state of the economy "fairly quickly" after getting inputs from business leaders.

Sitharaman is fighting a slowdown in gross domestic product (GDP) and rising unemployment, with the jobless rate rising about 2 percentage points in July compared to a year earlier according to private data group CMIE. The government has been meeting industry executives and will take steps to address the challenges facing the economy after a series.....

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