The banking system saw gross NPAs reaching a peak of 11.5 per cent in March 2018. In March 2019 NPAs stood at 9.3 per cent.
India exported goods worth over USD 6 billion under GSP in 2018.
The contribution of the sector in the economy is currently constrained due to several challenges affecting growth in the sector.
As on date, 20 iron ore blocks -- having a reserve of 583.057 MT -- have been auctioned.
Survey showed that businesses in India are very optimistic about their growth prospects, despite subdued macro-economic conditions.
Vehicle sales across categories registered a decline of 8.62 per cent to 20,86,358 units from 22,83,262 units in May 2018.
Market expectations suggest Rs 3 lakh crore distributed staggered over years.
We need to get to 8-10 per cent growth if good jobs are going to be provided, said Arvind Panagariya.
Vedanta's Anil Agarwal asserted that increased mining can add USD 500 billion to the economy and create two crore jobs.
The ECF panel will meet again in July and will submit the report post Budget.