Chidambaram asks govt to pay heed to challenges flagged by CEA in econ survey

Former finance minister P Chidambaram Saturday asked the government to pay heed to certain challenges flagged by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian in his Economic Survey instead of “shooting the messengerâ€� “CEA speaks truth to power cautiously. Don’t shoot the messenger,â€� Chidambaram said. “Economic slowdown is real. CEA says so. Will PM and FM believe him?,â€� Chidamabram said in a series of tweets a day after the government presented the mid-year economic survey in Parliament.The CEA had listed a number of challenges facing the economy such as appreciation of the rupee, far
Source: DH