CSO Current Affairs - 2020

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…

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…

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…

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…

IIP growth hits 17-month high of 8.4% in November 2017

India’s factory output, measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) rose to 8.4% in November 2017 from 2% in October 2017.  It was due to robust performance by manufacturing and capital goods sectors. According to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), it was highest growth registered by IIP in 17-months. The previous Read More…