Tag: Iip

Need to step up efforts to manage electronic waste: Environment Minister

New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday the government was trying to ensure better management of electronic waste but the implementation was tardy. “The government is trying to understand to ensure better management of e-waste, but things are not rushing and moving fast at the ground level,” Vardhan said here at the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
'Revision in WPI, IIP base year will raise 2016-17 GDP by 50 bps'

New Delhi: The country’s GDP for 2016-17 will get a 50 basis points (bps) push to 7.6 per cent from the government’s estimate of 7.1 per cent, due to the recent revision of the base year of the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), India’s former chief statistician Pronab Sen said. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
There is 'good buzz' around business ecosystem: Sitharaman

Noting that steps were being taken to improve the overall business environment, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said there is "generally good buzz" around the ecosystem after the new government came to power

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Industrial production in negative zone, dips 1.9% in February

After feeble signs of a recovery, industrial production once again slipped into negative territory and contracted 1.9 per cent in February due to poor performance in manufacturing, especially capital goods

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
January IIP, February retail inflation plunge sharply

New Delhi: Lower food prices eased India’s February 2019 retail inflation to 2.57 per cent, while a sharp decline in manufacturing output slowed industrial production in January to 1.7 per cent, official data showed on Tuesday. Lower food prices halved India’s retail inflation in February to 2.57 per cent, from 4.44 per cent during the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021