Industrial production: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

World Productivity Congress in India after 45 years of gap

Published: February 29, 2020

The World Productivity Congress has been conducted by the World Confederation of Productivity Science since 1969. It was last held in India in 1974. The Congress is held under the theme Theme: Industry 4.0-Innovation and Productivity Highlights The 19th World Productivity Congress to be held in Bengaluru aims at catalyzing government approaches in enhancing productivity. ..

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CII celebrates 125 years; Tamil Nadu CM launches new scheme at the event

Published: January 31, 2020

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is celebrating its 125th birth anniversary in the year 2020. In order to commemorate its anniversary, the organization has been hosting several events in different parts of India under the theme Theme: [email protected]: Business and Beyond History The CII is India’s premier business association that works to sustain an ..

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Industrial production output shrink by 4.3% in September

Published: November 14, 2019

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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Revision of GDP Estimates

Published: February 1, 2019

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the First Revised Estimates of National Income, Consumption Expenditure, Saving and Capital Formation, 2017-18. The highlights of the revised estimates are: The forecast for GDP growth for 2017-18 was increased to 7.2% from the earlier estimate of 6.7%. The actual growth rate in 2016-17 has been ..

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Industrial production grows 7.1% in February 2018: CSO

Published: April 13, 2018

According to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had grown 7.1% in February 2017. It was mainly driven by robust performance of manufacturing sector coupled with higher offtake of capital goods and consumer durables. The IIP recorded growth of 8.54% in ..

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