India must take a cue from silicon valley’s innovation leadership, and CHina successfully emulating this, if it is to become a $5 trillion economy. Not many know that, in the 1600s, when the Taj Mahal was created, India used to contribute 26% of global GDP.
Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district has topped the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog for May 2019. Kondagaon was followed by Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Pakur(Jharkhand), the Niti Aayog said.
During 2011-2016, the period he deduced to have seen GDP growth being overestimated by 2.5 percentage points, the Indian economy was hit by a series of shocks - export collapse, twin balance sheet problem, drought, and demonetisation.