CSO Current Affairs, GK & News

Core sector Growth of India hit due to Lock Down

The core sectors of India include crude oil, steel, natural gas, refinery product, cement, fertilizer, electricity and coal. According to the figures released by the Ministry of Commerce recently, the production of core industries of India shrank in March, 2020 due to lock down. Highlights The output of the core industries has reduced by 6.5% ..

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GoI releases First Advance Estimates: GDP Growth Rate predicted as 5%

On January 7, 2020, the CSO (Central Statistics Office) operating under Ministry of Statistics and Programme implementation released the first advance estimates of GDP number for the fiscal year 2020. The numbers are in line with the predictions of Reserve Bank of India Highlights According to the report, the GDP growth is estimated at 5% ..

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Ex-CEA’s claim on GDP refuted by the PM s Economic Advisory Council

The Prime Minister s Economic Advisory Council (EAC) has refuted the assertion by the former chief economic advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian that India s GDP was overestimated between FY12 and FY17. Arvind Subramanian s Assertion His assertion was that India s GDP growth during 2011-17 was over-estimated. The official figures that the economy grew at ..

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NSO to be headed by Chief Statistician

The newly created National Statistical Organisation (NSO) will be headed by Chief Statistician of India (CSI) cum Secretary (Statistics and Programme Implementation). Why the Confusion? The central government order which cleared the merger of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and Central Statistics Office (CSO) to create the NSO had only mentioned Secretary (Statistics and Programme ..

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Why the Merger of NSSO and CSO is a cause of Concern?

The decision of the government to merge the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) into and under the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has raised many concerns. How NSSO Worked? Every year various departments of government send National Statistical Commission (NSC) a list of subjects that they would like to be investigated by the NSSO. NSC discusses ..

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