Central Statistics Office (CSO): News

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

Tamil Nadu

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 Aug 2018


India's GDP grows at 15-quarter high of 8.2% in Q1

The Indian economy grew at a 15-quarter high of 8.2% in the April-June quarter of Financial Year 2018-19 on a good show by manufacturing and farm sectors, according to the government data released today.

25 Aug 2018


1.2 crore jobs created in India in 10 months

Nearly 1.2 crore jobs were created in the country in the 10-month period till June this year, as per a Central Statistics Office (CSO) report.

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14 Mar 2018


World Bank projects India's FY19 GDP growth at 7.3%

World Bank on Wednesday projected India's GDP growth at 7.3% for the next financial year and accelerated further to 7.5% in 2019-20.

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.

06 Jan 2018


NITI Aayog optimistic despite four-year-low GDP growth forecast

According to the first advance estimates of the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Indian economy is forecast to grow at 6.5% in FY2017-2018.

15 Aug 2017


RBI rate cut unlikely, July retail inflation surges to 2.36%

The possibility of a near-term interest rate cut by the apex bank of India looks bleak, as India's retail inflation reversed its downward trend and stood at 2.36% in July from 1.46% noticed in June.

11 Jan 2017


World Bank: India's growth to be 7% for 2016-17

The World Bank has forecast India's growth for 2016-17 to be at 7%; they added that in the coming years growth would bounce back to 7.6-7.8% growth.

06 Jan 2017


India's GDP expected to fall

According to data compiled by Central Statistics Office, India's GDP has been revised downwards from the original estimate of 7.6% to 7.1%.

09 Aug 2016


RBI maintains India's FY17 growth forecast of 7.6%

The Reserve Bank of India said that it maintains the previous growth projections for the country, stating that it expects India to witness GDP growth of 7.6% in FY17.