"The deceleration in overall growth witnessed since the first quarter of the last fiscal has been reversed," he told reporters after the Central Statistics Office (CSO) released the GDP data.
Jaitley said the economy now seems to have weathered the transitional challenges experienced earlier in the year and "appears poised for a durable recovery going forward".
Reversing five quarters of slowing GDP growth, the Indian economy expanded by 6.3 per cent in July-September on the back of a pick-up in manufacturing.
The gross domestic product (GDP) growth had hit a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2017-18. It was 7.5 per cent in the September quarter of 2016-17.
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