Economy Economic slowdown is spreading and govt should stop living in denial Updated : February 27, 2020 02:59 PM IST Even if the reported growth for the quarter is marginally higher than the preceding quarter, what should worry policymakers and analysts is the weakening breadth of activity. The two big decisions that the govt announced - reducing the corporate tax rate and the National Investment Plan – do not appear to be part of a bigger strategy or economic vision. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.