Chidambaram says 8 percent growth will be achieved in 2008

October 25th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI  

Sivaganga, Oct 25 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidamabram today said that the government will take care to see that the global recession did not have any direct impact on the Indian economy that will continue to grow at eight percent this fiscal.

The eight percent growth rate achieved in the previous years would be sustained this year, he said at the inauguration of the renovated spinning mill of the National Textile Corp at Kalaiyarkoil in his constituency.

Though the Indian economy was linked with the world economy, the global recession would not have any direct impact on the country’’s economy, he said.

He said the government was rehabilitating all the sick industrial units, whether it was in public or private sector.

We want both the private and public sector to thrive, he said.

The rehabilitation of sick units was mainly to increase the employment opportunities, he added. (ANI)

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