20 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the key takeaways from the meeting; suggestions given by various stakeholders and their significance
News: Prominent industrialists on Thursday urged finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to kick-start economic growth by encouraging private investment, improving the regulatory environment and increasing export competitiveness.
The finance minister is slated to present her second budget on 1 February amid expectations that she would announce fresh measures to reverse the current economic downturn that has led to GDP growth hitting a six-and-a-half year low at 4.5% in the September quarter.
Suggestions given by industrialists
Concerns raised by representatives of trade organisations
The Finance Minister on Thursday also met representatives of trade unions and labour organizations as part of the pre-budget consultations.
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