Oil prices a major hurdle: Finance Minister
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 11:40 AM
Uncertain oil prices, slow global growth, ramping up private sector investment and tackling banks’ non-performing assets or NPAs are the major challenges facing the government, Union Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley said. The Centre will focus on building infrastructure on a war footing and spend on rural development, he said. India will continue to grow at 7%-8% a year.