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Central Statistics Office

Government orders revamp, merges NSSO, CSO into NSO

Statistics and Programme Implementation issued an order on May 23 regarding the restructuring of the ministry.

25 May 2019 8:24 PM

RBI goes with official data: Shaktikanta Das on data row

Shaktikanta Das told reporters that the RBI goes with the official statistics prepared by the Central Statistics Office.

04 Apr 2019 2:00 PM

Indian economy to grow at 7.2 pc in 2018-19, up from 6.5 pc last year: govt

The growth is mainly due to improvement in performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors, the CSO said.

07 Jan 2019 6:28 PM

GDP statistics, politics and recasting the past

In comparison, the new CSO back series completely upends the growth estimates during the UPA period.

07 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Arun Jaitley: Revised GDP data more credible

Meanwhile Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar accepted Mr Chidambaram’s challenge to debate the GDP data.

30 Nov 2018 12:35 AM


Jaitley defends revised GDP numbers for UPA era, says CSO credible org

Chidambaram had called the revision a

29 Nov 2018 1:07 PM

Inflation slips to 1-year low, industry grows 4.5 per cent

This was a tad lower than an upwardly revised 4.7 per cent year-on-year increase in August.

13 Nov 2018 12:47 AM

Poor mining output drags IIP growth to 3-month low of 4.3 per cent in August

The industrial production measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production was 4.8 per cent in August last year.

12 Oct 2018 6:13 PM

IIP grows at 6.6 pc in July as manufacturing, capital goods shine

The IIP growth for June was also revised downwards to 6.8 per cent from the provisional estimate of 7 per cent.

12 Sep 2018 7:56 PM

Apr-June GDP grows to 8.2 pc, cements India's place as fastest growing economy

The growth cemented India's position as fastest growing major economy, clocking higher expansion rate than China's 6.7 in same quarter.

31 Aug 2018 6:21 PM


Over 44 lakh new jobs generated between September-May

As many as 7.43 lakh new payrolls were generated in the month of May itself.

26 Jul 2018 10:25 AM

Fuel, vegetables push inflation to 4-mth high

Industrial production expands 4.2% in April: Data.

13 Jun 2018 12:50 AM

Industrial growth rises by 4.9 per cent in April

Manufacturing sector, which constitute more than 77 per cent of the index, recorded a growth of 5.2 per cent in April.

12 Jun 2018 6:47 PM

Retail inflation inches up to 4.87 pc in May on costlier food items

Food inflation rose to 3.10 per cent last month, as against 2.8 per cent in April.

12 Jun 2018 6:39 PM

Analysts expect RBI to hike rate again in future

Global demand has also been buoyant, which should encourage exports and provide a further thrust to investment.

07 Jun 2018 12:12 AM


Index of Industrial Production records 5-months low growth of 4.4 pc

The previous low at 1.8 per cent was recorded in October 2017.

11 May 2018 6:29 PM

Retail inflation slows to 4.28 per cent in March

Retail inflation slowed to 4.28 per cent in March, the third consecutive month of decline.

12 Apr 2018 7:40 PM

Inflation falls to 4.4 per cent, factory growth rises

A lower inflation is considered to be an ideal situation for central bank to slash prices to aid industrial and commercial activity.

13 Mar 2018 2:20 AM

Govt confident of higher GVA for agriculture sector in 2017-18

GVA of 'Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing' index for the year 2017-18 was estimated at 2.1 per cent.

08 Jan 2018 11:05 AM

GDP slug: 6.5 per cent in 2017-18, lowest under Modi govt

The reason for the slug in economic growth is mainly due to poor performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

05 Jan 2018 6:29 PM