TNN | Dec 1, 2011, 05.22AM IST
The mining sector was a laggard , declining 2.9% in the September quarter compared to a growth of 8% in the second quarter of 2010-11 . The services sectorgrew 9.3% in the September quarter. “Q2 GDP figures are a brutal wake-up call. Time for policy turbo chargers. Courage needed to put infrastructure spending into accelerate mode,” tweeted Anand Mahindra , VC of M&M . But FM Pranab Mukherjee said he is confident that the economy would be able to recover some of the loss in growth momentum in the months ahead as there are some encouraging signs.