Economic Survey Report-2021 : Maharashtra’s economic health deteriorated due to Corona

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New Delhi : The Economic Survey 2021 tabled in the state Legislature on Friday said that Maharashtra’s economy is expected to see an eight per cent negative growth during 2020-21 with industry and services sectors bearing the maximum brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown.

The economy of Maharashtra has deteriorated due to the Corona epidemic. According to the Economic Survey Report -2021 presented in both houses of the Legislature on Friday, the reduction in GDP is estimated at 1 lakh 56 thousand 926 crore. At the same time, the per capita income has also decreased.

On Friday, Finance Minister Ajit Pawar presented the Economic Survey Report in the Legislative Assembly. The report said that during the Corona epidemic, the state’s growth rate in the year 2020-21 has been significantly affected.

The state’s gross domestic product (GSDP) is estimated to decline from Rs 28,18,555 crore to Rs 26,61,629 crore in 2019-20. The agriculture and allied sector is expected to grow by 11.7 percent.

But the industry is projected to decline by 11.3 percent, the services sector by 9 percent, the infrastructure sector by 11.8 percent and the construction sector by 14.6 percent. But the matter of relief is that the yield has been good due to good rains, which is expected to increase 11.7 percent in agriculture and allied work areas.

The survey said that Maharashtra is third after Gujarat and Karnataka in terms of FDI. The total foreign direct investment in the state during 2020-21 was Rs 27,143 crore. By the end of September 2020, Maharashtra is number one in the country in terms of Internet consumers. At that time the number of internet users was 97 million.

Number of vehicles increased, air passengers decreased
The number of vehicles on the roads has doubled till 1 January 2021 in the state. While there were 378 lakh vehicles in January 2020, there were 386 lakh vehicles in January 2021. This has increased the number of vehicles per kilometer to 125 in the state. At the same time, the number of air travelers has decreased in the state.

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