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Economists, RBI devise models to better track India's GDP

Doubts about accuracy of GDP figures persist a year after new methodology was unveiled

MR JAITLEY: The new data unveiled by India's statisticians is a headache too for the country's finance minister

New Delhi

FROM rural motorbike sales to rail freight, economists and even the central bank are devising their own ways to measure Indian growth. Their verdict? It's a good deal weaker than official data showing India to be the world's most dynamic big economy.

Doubts about the