Central Statistics Office Current Affairs - 2019

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Ireland votes to ease restrictions on Divorce Law

People in the Republic of Ireland have voted by an overwhelming majority to ease the constitutional restriction on country’s divorce law. Key Highlights Background: A 1995 referendum granted Irish couples the right to divorce by a slim majority of 50.3% and since then the mandated separation period was a hangover condition. In 2018 Ireland again Read More…

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India to grow at 7.2 per cent in 2018-19: CSO

The Central Statistics Office has released the first advance estimates of National Income for 2018-19. The observations made by CSO are: Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.2 per cent in 2018-19, a tad higher from 6.7 per cent in the 2018-18. Real GVA (Gross Value Added) is expected to grow at 7 per Read More…

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ESIC payroll data suggests 2 crore jobs created in 16 months

The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) payroll data released by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) suggests 2 crore jobs created in 16 months. The ESIC data is one of payroll numbers released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in its reports based on people joining various social security schemes run by Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Read More…

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IMF growth Prospects for India: Key Facts

The World Economic Outlook of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given the following prospects about the growth trends for India: IMF has retained its growth projection for the country at 7.5 per cent for 2019-20 and said it is likely to accelerate to 7.7 per cent in 2020-21. This brings cheers for India as the world Read More…

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CSO releases advance estimates of National Income for 2018-19

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the first advance estimates of National Income for 2018-19. Highlights of the Estimate The Estimate makes the following observations: The Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.2 per cent in the financial year 2018-19 which is higher than the Read More…

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IIP grows 8.1% in October 2018

According to data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew 8.1% in October 2018 as against 4.5% in September 2018. The growth was aided by favourable base effect and robust output in all key sectors—manufacturing, electricity and mining. IIP is the closest approximation for Read More…

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Industrial production, measured in terms of IIP grows 4.5% in September 2018

According to data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew 4.5% in September 2018. It was slowest pace in four months mainly due to poor performance of mining sector and lower offtake of capital goods. Key Facts Sector wise Performance: Mining sector output growth Read More…

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