More measures to boost economy as and when required: FM

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday promised more stimulus measures for sectors of the economy in distress as she counted on steps taken till now to boost growth by driving up consumption.

She also said the Centre is aware of the pending GST compensation to states and will honour its commitment.

Addressing a press conference on the state of the economy along with senior officials, Sitharaman said the Government will continue to take measures as and when required to boost growth.

Asked by when she expects the economy to revive, she said, “I’m not engaging in any prediction based thing. I am looking at the economy, where I need to intervene, I am intervening and I shall continue to address the problem of the industry affected by the crisis.” (AGENCIES)