Economic survey: 12:34 pm:All states stand to gain, in absolute terms, from transfers recommended by 14th Finance Commission

Economic survey: 12:33 pm: Post Office can be linked with AADHAR based benefits transfer architecture to allow linkage to AADHAR accounts

Economic survey: 12:32 pm: Services sector negotiations at WTO hold special significance for India in removing many market access barriers

Economic survey: 12:31 pm: Current account deficit to come down to 1 pc of GDP in 2015-16

Economic survey: 12: 30 pm: Public investment to be a key growth engine in short run for Railways, but not a substitute for private investment

Economic survey: 12:29 pm: Greater public investment in Railways would boost competitiveness of Indian manufacturing substantially

Economic survey: 12:28 pm: Fourteenth finance commission will enhance fiscal federalism in India

Economic survey: 12:27 pm: 8-10 Percent GDP growth estimated in coming years; 7.4 percent in 2014-15:

Economic survey: 12:26 pm: Inflation showing declining trend as a result of government measures and falling international oil prices: Survey.

Economic survey: 12: 25 pm:Foodgrain output in 2014-15 at 257.07 million tons will exceed the average production of last five years by 8.5 million tons.

Economic survey: 12: 24 pm: Food subsidy bill rises 20 percent in April-January 2014-15 at Rs 1.07 lakh crore.

Economic survey: 12:23 pm: Govt committed to fiscal consolidation; enhancing revenue generation is a priority.

Economic survey: 12:22 pm: Govt will adhere to fiscal deficit target of 4.1 percent of GDP in 2014-15 despite .

Economic survey: 12:19 pm : Inflation showing declining trend 

The Finance Ministry presents the Economic Survey in the Parliament every year, just before the Union Budget. Jaitley will present the Union Budget on Saturday.

A flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Survey reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months, summarizes the performance on major development programmes, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term.

As per the new base year of 2011-12, Indian economy grew at 6.9 percent in 2013-14, up from sub-5 percent estimated when the base year was 2004-05.

The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 180 points in early trade today on emergence of buying by
funds and retail investors ahead of the release of Economic Survey later in the day.
    
Further, beginning of March series in the derivatives segment, supported the upside in stock prices.
    
The 30-share index, which had lost 261.34 points yesterday, recovered by 180.91 points, or 0.63 per cent, to 28,927.56, with stocks of capital goods, metal, healthcare,
    
On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty recaptured the 8,700-mark by rising 57.15 points, or 0.66 percent, to 8,741.

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