The successive waves of the pandemic has made it more difficult to reduce government debt as a share of GDP in the medium-term, said Goldman Sachs in a pre-Budget note.
It thus penciled in a gradual fiscal consolidation with FY23 falling by 50 basis points to 6.3% from 6.8% in FY22 and set a target of bringing it down to 4.5% by FY26.
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