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NITI Aayog chief bullish on growth

Thursday 28th September, 2017

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Publication  The Hindu Business Line
Source  PTI
CCM  10.44
Edition  Hyderabad
Supplement   NA
MAV  14,198
Language  English
Page  4
Circulation  27,127

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NITI Aayog chief bullish on growth
New Delhi, September 27
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday said the economic downturn which began in the last two years of UPA II regime has * rTi* bottomed out and growth Rajiv Kumar will improve in the next two quarters. Kumar also admitted that there have been problems on account of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation but now people have adopted to the new tax regime. "We will be achievi ng higher growth in the next two quarters, and I think 2018-19 will be much better than the current year (in terms of economic growth)," he said at the AIMA diamond jubilee convention here, pti