he growth of India’s real gross domestic product (GDP) for the first half of 2018-19 was 7.6 per cent, as compared with growth of 6 per cent in the first half of 2017-18. Meanwhile, the growth of Gross Value Added (GVA) at constant basic prices for the year 2018-19 is estimated to be 7.0 percent, as against GVA growth of 6.5 per cent (PE) for 2017-18.