Can India boost slowing GDP?
4 March 2013 Last updated at 15:13 GMT
Announced alongside next year's budget was GDP figures for October to December which showed India's economy had grown by 4.5%
The rate was lower than predicted and below the government's target for the year.
The administration is forecasting a return to stronger growth in 2013, but some analysts believe this is overly optimistic.
Adrienne Murray reports.