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NSO Data on Retail Inflation and IIP

National Statistical Office (NSO) released its data on “retail inflation and Index of Industrial Production (IIP)” on October 12, 2021. Key facts As per IMF, India’s retail inflation relaxed in September 2021, reducing to a five-month low. This was because of favourable comparison with year 2020 and moderating food prices that offset an increase in ..

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Agra Metro Project

Agra Metro Project consists of two corridors with a total length of 29.4 km. It connects famous tourist attractions like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra etc., with railway stations and bus stands. Its construction work is to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi. The project is expected to benefit 29 lakh people in the city ..

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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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Industrial production output shrink by 4.3% in September

The latest index of industrial production (IIP) estimates from the NSO show that output shrank by 4.3% in September. All three component sectors in the index – manufacturing, mining and electricity shows contractions.  Also, five of the six categories on the IIP’s use-based classification of goods registered declines, with only intermediate goods bucking the trend. ..

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Industrial production growth slows to 1.7% in January 2019

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has released the data for the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the month of January. The IIP data shows that: Industrial output growth stood at 1.7 per cent in January against the 2.6% growth recorded in December 2018. The CSO has revised the industrial production growth for December 2018 has ..

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