NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The economy will grow at more than 5 percent in the current financial year ending in March 2014, Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Tuesday.
"It will be more than 5 percent. It cannot be less than 5 percent," Mayaram told reporters.
Mayaram also said as of now, a shutdown of the U.S. government is not likely to have a major impact on the Indian economy.
"As of today, I don't see any major impact on the Indian economy on that account."
(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Writing by Anurag Kotoky; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)