IIP base, methodology review in the works
A working group has been set up to revise base to 2017-18 and monitor if its estimation follows global practices.
MoSPI committee on restructuring to suggest modifications in one month
The eight-member committee is constituted to “recommend the operationa...
Govt to merge CSO with NSSO to create new stats body
The restructuring is in line with the proposed National Policy on Official Statistics wh...
View: Why Arvind Subramanian's GDP over-estimation argument is flawed
Subramanian made the dramatic claim that the real GDP in India grew between 3.5% and 5.5% during 2011-17.
PM Modi's Economic Advisory Council refutes ex-CEA's claim on GDP nos
EAC says Subramanian relied more on private agencies while raising doubts over CSO data.
Want best quality data? Give CSO additional budgetary support: NK Singh
Both at the national and state levels, there is need to improve data quality, says finance panel chief.
Industrial output contracts 0.1% in March, lowest in 21 months
India's industrial production contracted by 0.1 per cent in March this year, the lowest in 21 months, mainly due to manufacturing sector slo...
Niti Aayog for revamp of Indian statistical system
The Aayog, Kumar says, is in touch with the World Bank for modernising the country's statistical system.
NSSO bomb shatters the calm on GDP front, new series data now under darker cloud
As per NSSO's explosive revelation, key data used to compute GDP under the new method were dodgy.
FinMin starts meeting with industry bodies in run-up to 2019-20 budget
The final Budget for the fiscal is likely to be tabled in July after formation of the new government.
More funds needed for better data gathering mechanism: NK Singh
"Institutions that are responsible for data have had a lot of international credence."
Over 18 million new jobs in 15 months to November 2018: CSO
As many as 1,84,38,748 new members joined the ESI scheme run by ESIC during the 15 months until November 2018.
Shaktikanta Das prefers to go with official data
A group of over 100 economists had gone public with their reservations on the GDP.
Nearly 2 crore jobs created in 16 months to Dec 2018: CSO report
During September 2017 and December 2018, as many as 1.96 crore new subscribers joined the scheme.
Weak exports, rural distress, uncertainty over election outcome to drag down IIP: Report
On the prices front, the report said, reversal in food prices that have remained unusually low are likely to push up inflation.
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