As a precursor to the Union Budget, the Economic Survey 2015-16 was tabled on Friday. The economic survey is an indicator of the government's overall performance, and highlights the pros and cons of the economy.
Here are six key takeaways from the year's survey:
However, given the rising subsidy bill, high allocation in defence budget and poor tax collection it is a daunting task.
Retail, banking, real estate, media, information technology are some of the constituencies of the sector.
2015 was the year of El Nino, which led to a deficient monsoon and dry winters, and in turn caused drought and farmer perils.
Current growth figures repeatedly ran into controversy and were criticised by economists for wrong estimates