MUMBAI, July 25 (Reuters) - India's Chief Economic Adviser Raghuram Rajan said all options were being considered to fund the country's record-high current account deficit.
He said policy measures were geared to stabilise a weak rupee in a way that only does 'minimal damage' to growth.
Rajan called for a clear distinction between the need to steady the rupee and the way forward for the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy, in an interview to television channel CNBC-TV18.
The RBI has taken slew of measures recently in its efforts to protect the rupee by making cash conditions tighter for lenders including by lifting short-term rates.
The lead adviser to the finance ministry also said there was no intention to fix the rupee at a particular level.
The Indian rupee had hit a record low of 61.21 to the dollar on July 8.
(Reporting by India Policy Team; Editing by Toby Chopra) Keywords: INDIA ECONOMY/ADVISER
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