Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will table the Economic Survey 2020-21 in Parliament on Friday, two days before the Union Budget is presented during the budget session of Parliament.
India is likely to predict economic growth of 11% in the fiscal year beginning April 1 in its annual economic survey later on Friday, betting on a sharp recovery from the pandemic-induced slump this year.
The Economic Survey, which is presented on the opening day of the budget session, provides a summary of the annual economic development across the country during the financial year.
The annual survey analyses the trends in infrastructure, agricultural and industrial production, employment, prices, exports, imports, money supply, foreign exchange reserves and other factors having an impact on the Indian economy and the budget.
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