CSO Current Affairs - 2020

Core sector Growth of India hit due to Lock Down

The core sectors of India include crude oil, steel, natural gas, refinery product, cement, fertilizer, electricity and coal. According to the figures released by the Ministry of Commerce recently, the production of core industries of India shrank in March, 2020 due to lock down. Highlights The output of the core industries has reduced by 6.5% Read More…

GoI releases First Advance Estimates: GDP Growth Rate predicted as 5%

On January 7, 2020, the CSO (Central Statistics Office) operating under Ministry of Statistics and Programme implementation released the first advance estimates of GDP number for the fiscal year 2020. The numbers are in line with the predictions of Reserve Bank of India Highlights According to the report, the GDP growth is estimated at 5% Read More…

Retail inflation increases to 2.57% in February 2019

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) has released the data of Inflation for the month of February 2019. The data shows that: Retail inflation was at a four-month high of 2.57 per cent in February 2019 due to costlier food articles. The retail inflation was highest since October 2018 when it stood at 3.38 per cent. Read More…

Industrial production growth slows to 1.7% in January 2019

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has released the data for the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the month of January. The IIP data shows that: Industrial output growth stood at 1.7 per cent in January against the 2.6% growth recorded in December 2018. The CSO has revised the industrial production growth for December 2018 has Read More…

CSO Data on Q3 GDP

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) has released the data about the GDP for the third quarter. The important facts from the data are: Indian economy decelerated at a faster pace than anticipated in the third quarter of 2018-19 to 6.6%. This was the lowest in five quarters. This increases the possibility of another round of Read More…