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Revving up the growth engine

The sector needs a kickstart to raise its share in GDP and to generate much-needed jobs for the country's aspiring youth

Manufacturing has been the Achilles' heel of all central governments in India, including the present NDA regime. In its 2014 election manifesto, the BJP said it would focus on 'labour-intensive' manufacturing to create more employment opportunities in India. According to World Bank data published in 2017, even as early as 1960, the share of manufacturing in India's

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