Government revises GDP growth rate to 7.2% for 2017-18 from 6.7% estimated earlier

 The CSO in its advance estimate had pegged the GDP growth rate for 2018-19 at 7.2 per cent.

Jan 31, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

GDP growth rate for 2017-18 revised upwards to 7.2%

Earlier, the CSO in its advance estimate had pegged the GDP growth rate for 2018-19 at 7.2 percent.

Jan 31, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

Macro-data, global cues to drive stock markets

Macro-economic data points and the direction of foreign funds` flow are expected to influence sentiments of investors and set the tone for the Indian equity markets in the upcoming week, feel senior analysts.

Sep 10, 2017, 14:42 PM IST

GDP data for Q1 of 2017 to be out today

The economy clocked a 6.1 per cent growth rate in the January–March period — its lowest pace of growth in the past nine quarters, mainly due to demonetisation.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

CSO to change GDP base year to 2017-18 from 2011-12: Gowda

The statistics ministry is set to change the base year of national accounts to 2017-18 from 2011-12 after completion of the household consumer expenditure survey and labour force data by the end of 2018.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

India’s Q3 GDP grows at 7%; full year growth projection retained at 7.1% despite demonetisation concerns

India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at a rate of 7% in the October-December quarter of the fiscal year 2016-17 after factoring in the note ban impact.

Feb 28, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Economic Survey 2017: Projects to decline in industrial sector output

The Economic Survey 2016-17 tabled in Parliament on Tuesday by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley projected a decline in industrial sector output during 2016-17.

Jan 31, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September Vs 5.05% in August

New Delhi: Retail inflation in September dropped to 13-month low of 4.31 percent mainly on account of easing vegetables prices.

Oct 13, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

Indian economy estimated to grow at 7.6%; low fuel prices, reforms key growth drivers: FM

Indian economy is estimated to register 7.6% growth in 2015-16, despite contraction of global exports and two years of shortfall in monsoon, said the Finance Minister Aruin Jaitely on Friday.

May 20, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

'7.6% growth for India in 2015-16 very, very significant'

Terming the projected 7.6 percent growth for the current fiscal as "very, very significant", Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today expressed the government's commitment to work towards boosting economic growth.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

Retail inflation up for 3rd month in row

The common man's struggle with rising prices is not yet over. Data released by the Central Statistics Office showed the consumer price index rose an annual 5% in October compared to 4.41% in September. 

Nov 13, 2015, 09:25 AM IST

Govt contains fiscal deficit to 3.99% of GDP in FY15

According to national accounts data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Gross Domestic Product at current prices is estimated at Rs 125.41 lakh crore in the last financial year ended March 31, 2015.

May 31, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Economy at early stages of recovery, GDP to rise to 8%: Nomura

According to Central Statistics Office (CSO) data released yesterday, the Indian economy grew at 7.3 percent in 2014-15, up from 6.9 percent a year ago, mainly due to improvement in the manufacturing sector.

May 31, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

FM Jaitley answers doubts over 7.4% GDP; says CSO credible

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday night sought to dispel doubts over the new growth figure of 7.4 percent for 2014-15, saying said the GDP calculations are made independently by the CSO, which is a credible organisation.

Mar 19, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

Irish economy surges at fastest rate in Europe

Ireland`s economy grew at the fastest rate in the European Union last year, data showed Thursday as the eurozone nation added it would repay more IMF bailout loans early.

Mar 12, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Per capita income this year seen up 10% at Rs 7,378 a month

In the previous fiscal, the per capita income estimated to have grown by over 12 percent to Rs 6,699 (USD 107.75) per month, government data released on Monday showed.

Feb 09, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

India's economic growth pegged at 4.9% in 2013-14

For 2013-14, the CSO has projected a growth rate of 4.6 percent in agriculture and allied sectors, up from 1.4 percent a year earlier.

Feb 07, 2014, 17:54 PM IST

Govt pegs FY14 growth rate at 4.9%

Government on Friday pegged economic growth rate for 2013-14 at 4.9 percent against 4.5 percent in 2012-13.

Feb 07, 2014, 17:45 PM IST

CSO underestimates GDP; growth likely to be 5.5%: Fin Min

Finance Ministry on Friday said the CSO has underestimated GDP growth rate for current financial year and exuded the confidence that economic expansion will exceed 5.5 percent.

Feb 08, 2013, 18:37 PM IST