100 days in office Finance Minister P Chidambaram

Last Updated: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 18:40 hrs

Palaniappan Chidambaram took over as the finance minister in UPA-II on August 1, and took charge of a troubled Indian economy. This is his third stint in North Block - the first one was between 1996 and 1998 in the United Front governments and the second one between 2004 and 2008 in UPA-I. But, his current job is the most challenging - to improve growth prospects and tame inflation. After 100 days, his report card suggests that he has succeeded in partially lifting the mood but actions on ground are yet to bear fruit(Click on graphic)

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