India’s GDP to expand post demonetisation: Arjun Ram Meghwal

Demonetisation of old high value currency and the government’s push towards digital economy will definitely expand India’s GDP, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said today. Referring to the ongoing debate on impact of note ban on GDP, he said experts are divided on the issue, but stressed that “it will definitely increase”. Meghwal said that about 23.2 per cent of the economic activity is “shadow economy” and government’s push to cashless transactions will widen the tax bracket. “Our tax net will increase and this economic activity under shadow economy will start getting counted (in the GDP) …(and hence) GDP will definitely increase,” he said at the ‘Digital and Cashless Economy’ conference organised by industry body CII. The minister also expressed concern over the high cash to GDP ratio in India in comparison to developed countries and said the demonetisation and digitisation of payments would narrow the gap. In advance countries, the cash to GDP ratio is in range of 4 while in India it is estimated at 12.

India’s GDP to expand post demonetisation: Arjun Ram Meghwal

Demonetisation of old high value currency and the government’s push towards digital economy will definitely expand India’s GDP, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said today. Referring to the ongoing debate on impact of note ban on GDP, he said experts are divided on the issue, but stressed that “it will definitely increase”. Meghwal said that about 23.2 per cent of the economic activity is “shadow economy” and government’s push to cashless transactions will widen the tax bracket. “Our tax net will increase and this economic activity under shadow economy will start getting counted (in the GDP) …(and hence) GDP will definitely increase,” he said at the ‘Digital and Cashless Economy’ conference organised by industry body CII. The minister also expressed concern over the high cash to GDP ratio in India in comparison to developed countries and said the demonetisation and digitisation of payments would narrow the gap. In advance countries, the cash to GDP ratio is in range of 4 while in India it is estimated at 12.

India’s GDP to expand post demonetisation: Arjun Ram Meghwal

Demonetisation of old high value currency and the government’s push towards digital economy will definitely expand India’s GDP, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said today. Referring to the ongoing debate on impact of note ban on GDP, he said experts are divided on the issue, but stressed that “it will definitely increase”. Meghwal said that about 23.2 per cent of the economic activity is “shadow economy” and government’s push to cashless transactions will widen the tax bracket. “Our tax net will increase and this economic activity under shadow economy will start getting counted (in the GDP) …(and hence) GDP will definitely increase,” he said at the ‘Digital and Cashless Economy’ conference organised by industry body CII. The minister also expressed concern over the high cash to GDP ratio in India in comparison to developed countries and said the demonetisation and digitisation of payments would narrow the gap. In advance countries, the cash to GDP ratio is in range of 4 while in India it is estimated at 12.

India’s GDP to expand post demonetisation: Arjun Ram Meghwal

India’s GDP to expand post demonetisation: Arjun Ram Meghwal

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Demonetisation of old high value currency and the government’s push towards digital economy will definitely expand India’s GDP, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said today. Referring to the ongoing debate on impact of note ban on GDP, he said experts are divided on the issue, but stressed that “it will definitely increase”. Meghwal said that about 23.2 per cent of the economic activity is “shadow economy” and government’s push to cashless transactions will widen the tax bracket. “Our tax net will increase and this economic activity under shadow economy will start getting counted (in the GDP) …(and hence) GDP will definitely increase,” he said at the ‘Digital and Cashless Economy’ conference organised by industry body CII. The minister also expressed concern over the high cash to GDP ratio in India in comparison to developed countries and said the demonetisation and digitisation of payments would narrow the gap. In advance countries, the cash to GDP ratio is in range of 4 while in India it is estimated at 12.