Trim job losses
"As the recovery process is being led by cement, textiles and construction industries, these sectors would also create employment opportunities. The problem of job losses is confined to the textile and diamond industries and attention will be focussed there," said a member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council who did not want to identified as he was not authorised to speak for the government.
Also realising that the stunning mandate it has received was in large measure because of its welfare policies, especially in rural development, agriculture and health sectors, the Congress led UPA will turn its eye to some of the manifesto promises.
Image: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (left) and Congress party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi gesture to supporters during an election campaign rally in Amritsar.