Monsoon Watch: Green shoots of economy await growth spurt

India Investment Journal June/July Edition, Policy India, 2017/2016
by India Inc. Staff
An analysis of how the promise of a good Monsoon offers the much-needed turning point for the Indian economy.

Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley, his team at North Block, farmers, analysts and investors will have one eye peeled firmly on the skies. Will rain gods be bountiful this year? After two successive years of drought, which have hampered the government’s concerted efforts to revive the economy, there is hope for a normal Monsoon – and a sharp economic recovery – this year.