Articles about Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

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.

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).

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.

22 May 2020

West Bengal
Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.

13 Jan 2020

Retail inflation recorded at 7.35% in December, highest in 5-years

India's retail inflation stood at 7.35% in December last year mainly due to the rise in vegetable prices, data released by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) revealed on Monday.

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.

13 Jun 2017

Government wants to know all about your online shopping spree

Every day more Indian consumers are moving from brick-and-mortar stores to e-commerce sites for their needs due to the ease of use, availability of options, larger inventory etc.

04 Apr 2017

India needs Rs. 43 lakh crore to meet infrastructural growth

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said that in the next five years, India would need an investment of Rs. 43 lakh crore to meet its infrastructural-needs.

26 Jan 2017

Upcoming budget could turn India's school education crisis into opportunity

Over 260 million children have enrolled in elementary and secondary schools in 2015-16.