Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

India’s Retail Inflation in December 2021

The retail inflation in India increased to 5.59% in December 2021. This is the highest in the last five months. The inflation data was released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. About the increase in retail inflation The ..



MPLAD Scheme restored

Union Cabinet restored the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD) scheme on November 10, 2021, citing economic recovery. Highlights This scheme was suspended in April 2020 and its funds were subsumed in the consolidated fund of India. It ..


NSO report: Women and Men in India, 2020

The National Statistical Office operating under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) recently released the Women and Men in India report. The report consolidates the crucial socio-economic indicators that portray gender situation in the country. This is the twenty ..


NSO’s GDP Forecast- Highlights

The National Statistical Office (NSO) recently released its data on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the financial year 2021. Key Facts As per the NSO, the Indian economy will be expanded by 0.4% in the December quarter. Thus, with ..


Unemployment rate at 6.1% in 2017-18

Minister of State for Labour Santosh Gangwar recently announced that the government is conducting a new Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS). The survey conducted this year comprises of new parameters and bigger sample size. As per the results of the ..

World Bank lowers India’s FY 2019-20 Growth Estimate to 5%

On Wednesday, 8th January 2020, the Washington D.C based international financial institution, World Bank has lowered India’s growth rate to 5 percent for the Financial Year (FY) 2019-2020 from the earlier projected growth rate of 6 percent, following the projection ..