Growth will slow as economies grapple with supply disruptions, higher inflation, record debt and persistent uncertainty, First Deputy Managing Director Gita Gopinath said.
Kerala reported the country's first COVID-19 case on January 30, 2020, before going into a lockdown along with the rest of India in March.
Das has called for stronger supply-side measures to contain food and energy prices.
British consultancy Cebr predicted China will become the world's top economy in dollar terms in 2030.
The government is also likely to lose Rs 550 billion to Rs 600 billion in additional revenue after cutting fuel taxes this week to arrest runaway prices.
For the entire South Asia region, the World Bank estimates the GDP growth to be 7.1 per cent this year and the next.
He handled the state's finances first from 2006-11 in the V S Achuthanandan cabinet and then in the outgoing Pinarayi cabinet.
Around 80 per cent of women, from semi-urban and rural India, feel a significant improvement in their socio-economic and cultural status after starting an enterprise.
Cloud architecture design, cybersecurity and large-scale data modelling are among the top in-demand skills in the country.
In content, vision, strategy and action this budget will have to bring at least the heft and vigour of the reforms-oriented presentation by Dr. Manmohan Singh in July, 1991.