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India must speed reforms to achieve 8% growth: OECD

Despite the forecast growth, significant structural reforms are needed to return to the near double-digit figures of the past.

New Delhi

INDIA is emerging from its worst economic slowdown in a quarter-century, but needs big structural reforms to return to the 8-per cent-plus growth needed to generate jobs for its burgeoning young population, the OECD said on Wednesday.

The Organisation for Economic