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India Development Update: May 2017

May 31, 2017

India remains the fastest growing economy in the world. Economic fundamentals are strong and reform momentum continues. However, low and falling participation of women in the labor market is a cause for concern. India needs to create safe, flexible and well-paying jobs for a large number of women who are currently not in the labor market, says the latest edition of the India Development Update, a flagship bi-annual report from the World Bank India office.