Center and SIPA welcome India Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Tue, 2015-03-03

On Monday, March 2, 2015, the School of International and Public Affairs and the Program on Indian Economic Policies welcomed Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Information and Broadcasting in the Government of India.

The event was entitled "Indian Economy: The Way Forward" and included remarks from Columbia University president Lee Bollinger. In coverage of the event, Reuters noted that India's "economy needs to reach an annual growth rate of 9 percent to 10 percent and then sustain that activity "many, many more years than 10 years" in order to improve infrastructure" and reduce poverty.

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