11 states to write India's growth story: 4 top points

Written by ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: Aug 23 2014, 16:39pm hrs
Indian economyEleven Indian states, including Maharashtra, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, are slated to contribute significantly to GDP.
Coordination with states on development policy and inclusive growth are key priorities for the NDA government that is betting on these factors to help revive the economy:

1. India is expected to register a GDP growth of 5.4%-5.9% in the current fiscal with the government betting on a return to a higher growth trajectory over the next two years.

2. 11 states Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Kerala, Bihar and Orissa are slated to contribute significantly to GDP.

3. According to the estimates, the share of these 11 key states would rise to 76% by 2019-20 as against 68.1% during 2009-10.

4. The GSDP contribution of BIMAROU states (Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Orissa and Uttar Pradesh) to incremental GDP growth was 18.8% during 2000-01 and 2009-10.