The Indian GDP turns 69: A robust growth story

After studying law I vectored towards journalism by accident and it's the only job I've done since. It's a job that has taken me on a private jet to Jaisalmer - where I wrote India's first feature on fractional ownership of business jets - to the badlands of west UP where India's sugar economy is inextricably now tied to politics. I'm a big fan of new business models and crafty entrepreneurs. Fortunately for me, there are plenty of those in Asia at the moment.

g_102705_indian_economy_280x210.jpg7.3% is India’s projected GDP growth in 2018-19, according to the Global Economics Prospect released by the World Bank
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The constitution of india came into effect on January 26, 1950, giving the country a document to govern itself by. In the six decades since then, the country has experienced defining economic periods, reforms and milestones. This January, as the GDP turns 69, we take a look at its growth, the sectors that have contributed to this growth, and some noteworthy moments.

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Infographics: Pradeep Belhe



(This story appears in the 02 February, 2018 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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