Montek admits delay in monsoon, but...
Dispelling apprehensions over the possibility of deficit rainfall this monsoon season, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Monday it is too early to reach the conclusion that something adverse is happening.
". . .as of now there is no reason to reach a conclusion that something adverse is happening," he replied when asked about monsoon delays that could lead to deficit rains, hitting economic growth.
Monsoon has missed its date this year with granary states of Punjab and Haryana.