Ahmedabad. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has expressed the expectation that the growth rate of gross domestic product ( GDP) in the next quarter (October-December) will be positive. The economy has declined in the first and second quarter of the current financial year. After inaugurating two bridges over the road in Ahmedabad in a virtual manner, Shah said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working hard to revive the economy. He has also announced a package to deal with the crisis arising out of the Corona virus epidemic. Shah said, "Prime Minister Narendrabhai has used the time during the Kovid-19 epidemic to formulate policy. They have taken special care of its long-term impact on the economy. ''
The Home Minister said, "The Prime Minister has worked on reforms for the agricultural sector, electricity, industrial policy, etc., without losing a second, so that the pace of development can be maintained." A package of Rs 20 lakh crore has also been given for welfare. The home minister said, "If we look at the latest GDP figures, we are only six percent behind. I expect GDP growth to be positive in the next quarter. ”Gross domestic product declined by 23.9 percent in the first quarter (April-June) of the current fiscal year due to the lockdown implemented to prevent the spread of the corona virus. was. In the second quarter (July – September), the decline has been reduced to 7.5 percent.