What is Economic Survey?
Economic survey is presented every year shortly before presenting the Union Budget. This document sets the backdrop for the Budget. The rationale of an Economic survey is that the Parliament can better appreciate the Budget proposals with the background Knowledge provided by the Survey. Economic Survey also provides an opportunity for the government to spell out its economic agenda.
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Document: Economic Survey 2017-18
This article is a part of our content of Integrated UPSC /IAS General Studies - Target 2018 membership programme.