Rupee had ended 16 paise lower at ₹69.51 against the US dollar on June 13th despite sharp rise in crude oil prices.
Friday’s data also meant the economy logged an average growth of 6.8 per cent for the full financial year 2018-19.
These include reining in fiscal deficit at both the Central and state government level and focusing on distressed sectors like agriculture, power and banking.
Beyond the elections, the focus shifts to fundamental issues such as consumption slowdown, unemployment, the liquidity crisis and the country’s fiscal position.
The finance ministry and other departments have already prepared measures aimed at stimulating the economy that need to be taken by the new government.