Pranab Mukherjee, India's Federal Finance Minister, made comments on the country's economic growth while briefing media in Mumbai.
The Finance Minister predicts that growth may in a range of 8.5 to 8.75 percent for the fiscal year 2010-11. Thanks to a strong manufacturing sector and better farm output, the Indian economy has grown solidly. GDP rose 8.8 percent per month in the second quarter. But he warns that the figure could fluctuate.
Pranab Mukherjee, India's Federal Finance Minister said "We have projected, in the economic survey, that the GDP growth for the year 2010-11 would be anywhere between 8.5 and 8.75. I am sticking to that. If the growth is higher, I will be happy. But sometimes, in an economy of Indian size and magnitude, there are always certain uncertainties."