By Our Correspondent
BHUBANESWAR: BJP Naational Vice-President and Spokesperson Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda on has met leading economists Professor Jagdish Bhagwati at Columbia University in New York in the USA.
Panda, a 4th times MP in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha , addressed annual India Economic Conference later in the day. Noted economists Arvind Panagariya and many others are attending the event.
The current Indian economic growth rate of 5% is not optimal and the country should aspire to grow at 10% for a sustained period just as China did for about three decades, BJP Vice President and Spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda has said.
Indian economy, which till recently was hailed as the fastest-growing major economy, saw the growth rate drop to 5% in April-June 2019 from 8% recorded a year earlier. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader emphasised that the Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been responsive and committed to getting the growth rate back on track.