CSO Current Affairs - 2019

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Industrial production grows 7.1% in February 2018: CSO

According to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had grown 7.1% in February 2017. It was mainly driven by robust performance of manufacturing sector coupled with higher offtake of capital goods and consumer durables. The IIP recorded growth of 8.54% in Read More…

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