India needs all-round reforms: OECD

India's economy has ranked among the best performers over the past decade, and poverty has been falling faster than in many other emerging economies, but breaking into the double-digit growth barrier and making it more inclusive would require reforms in critical areas such as health, education, public expenditure and financial sector, said a new report by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development. HT reports. Sustaining inclusive growth: OECD’s prescription

business Updated: Jun 15, 2011 02:00 IST
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Hindustan Times

India's economy has ranked among the best performers over the past decade, and poverty has been falling faster than in many other emerging economies, but breaking into the double-digit growth barrier and making it more inclusive would require reforms in critical areas such as health, education, public expenditure and financial sector, said a new report by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The government needs to target public expenditure better on the poor, it said.

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First Published: Jun 14, 2011 22:15 IST