Articles about Gross Domestic Product
26 Jul 2021
No plans to print currency notes: Sitharaman on economic crisis
The government has no plan to print currency notes to tide over the current economic crisis triggered by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed Parliament on Monday.
31 May 2021
Amid COVID-19 outbreak, India's GDP contracts 7.3% in FY2020-21
As the second wave of COVID-19 has disrupted regular life, India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted 7.3% in the financial year 2020-21, data shared by the government showed on Monday.
26 Feb 2021
India exits recession, GDP grows 0.4% for Q3 2020-21
India's economy grew by 0.4% in the third quarter of the financial year 2020-21, government data released on Friday showed.
26 Feb 2021
Sensex ends 1,939 points lower; NIFTY below 14,600
Domestic equity markets witnessed a strong downward trend on Friday, mirroring losses in other global markets.
29 Jan 2021
Sitharaman tables Economic Survey; FY22 GDP growth pegged at 11%
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday tabled the Economic Survey 2021 in the Parliament.
07 Jan 2021
India's 2020-21 GDP to shrink 7.7%, biggest contraction since 1952
India's economy is estimated to contract 7.7% in the fiscal year 2020-21, according to the first advance estimates released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI).
09 Dec 2020
World may lose $11.5 trillion due to COVID-19, says study
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global economy may lose $11.5 trillion, including $5 trillion to $5.6 trillion in Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a study has suggested.
26 Nov 2020
Climate change may cost Indian GDP $200bn by 2030: Report
The worsening effects of climate change may pose a massive risk of $200 billion to India's GDP (gross domestic product) by 2030, revealed a report by McKinsey Global Institute (MGI).
12 Nov 2020
In a first, India enters technical recession, says RBI
India likely entered into a technical recession for the first time in its history at the end of the first half of 2020-21, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
31 Aug 2020
India's GDP contracts by 23.9%; first contraction in 40+ years
India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) slipped by a sharp 23.9% in the first quarter (April-June) of the fiscal year 2020-21, according to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO). This marks the first contraction in more than 40 years.
28 Feb 2020
India's GDP growth rises to 4.7% in October-December quarter
India recorded a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of 4.7% in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2019-2020, according to government data released on Friday.
29 Nov 2019
India's GDP growth falls to 4.5%, lowest in 6.5 years
The Centre released India's gross domestic product for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2019-20.
02 Sep 2019
India's manufacturing growth down to 15-month low in August: Report
Amid economic slowdown, India also witnessed a dip in manufacturing activity, which reached a 15-month low in August, as demand and output grew at the slowest rate in a year, a private survey reported today.
05 Dec 2018
RBI leaves repo rate unchanged at 6.5% second-time in row
The Reserve Bank of India today left the repo rate unchanged while maintaining the stance of "calibrated tightening" of policy. The key rate remains unchanged at 6.5%.
02 Dec 2018
RBI likely to keep interest rate unchanged on December 5
The Reserve Bank is likely to maintain status quo on interest rate in the upcoming monetary policy review on December 5 despite moderation in economic growth and easing inflation, suggested experts.
01 Dec 2018
Chidambaram pokes fun at BJP for celebrating GDP data
Congress leader P Chidambaram poked fun at the BJP today over the GDP growth data, saying it did not warrant any jubilation by the ruling party.
31 May 2018
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28 Feb 2018
India back as world's fastest growing economy in December quarter
The Indian economy grew at 7.2% in the October-December period, restoring its status as the world's fastest-growing major economy. The growth reflects overall recovery due to good show by agriculture, manufacturing, construction sectors.
26 Feb 2018
India's December quarter GDP growth likely to be 7%: Report
According to a recent report by Morgan Stanley, India's economic recovery is expected to have gathered momentum and GDP growth for the December quarter is likely to have accelerated to 7 percent.
14 May 2017
CSO modifies base year for IIP, adds relevant items
The new base year for all-India Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has been revised from 2004-05 to 2011-12.
25 Apr 2017
Indian Road Accidents: At least 410 people die every day
With the world's most unsafe roads and most people defying traffic rules, driving in India has become dangerous.
23 Apr 2017
India - Top remittance-receiver with $62.7bn inflows: World Bank report
India retained the top spot among remittance-receiving countries despite a significant 8.9% drop in remittances in 2016.
28 Feb 2017
India's GDP increased by 7% in Q3
India's third quarter GDP grew at a faster-than-expected 7% pace despite demonetization in the quarter till December. It had been expected to grow 6.1% then.
01 Feb 2017
Understanding the Union Budget
The Union Budget is the annual financial statement mandated under Article 112 of India's Constitution. From this year, the Budget will be presented on Feb 1.
30 Nov 2016
Quarter 2 GDP grows at 7.3%
The GDP of Q2 FY16-17 grew at 7.3% at constant prices (2011-12).
25 Oct 2016
India's economy to grow 8%, agriculture 4%
Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said India's economy would grow 8% this fiscal while agricultural growth is expected to grow over 4%.
07 Oct 2016
Conflicts straying Pakistan from critical socio-economic issues
India and Pakistan are facing some serious tensions primarily due to the recent conflicts along the border.
03 Aug 2016
Erratic rains but food grain output up
Shortage of water in reservoirs and rainfall playing spoil-sport didn't adversely impact food-grain production.