Recently CSO has released the GDP based on the new series – 8%. Interesting fact to know is the basis – new series is not straight forward comparable as such with the old one.
Medium term target of fiscal deficit – 3% of GDP. Starting from 3.9% in FY 2015-16, 3.5% in FY 2016-17 and finally 3% in FY 2017-18.
CPI Inflation target – 5 by end of year. Currently it is 6.2 (upto Dec 2014)
Monetising Gold Scheme – A plan to bring Gold reserve of the country in the main stream – 20,000 tones (estimated)