India is capable of sustaining economic growth of 9
per cent for many years while a high sustained GDP growth rate is key for the
world to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said Mr Sanjeev
Sanyal, Member, PM Economic Advisory Council, while speaking at the first side
event of India’s G20 Presidency on the subject of ‘Transforming lives:
Accelerating implementation of SDGs.’
has a per capita income of only $2,200 and that has been achieved after several
years of a very high growth rate.
for the Global South, sustaining a high GDP growth rate is critical to
achieving SDGs; without that, countries will be re-distributing poverty, he
added, as per a report.