The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, has released the Provisional estimates of national income for the financial year 2016-17.
The estimates of Quarterly GDP have been compiled using the new series of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and Wholesale price Indices (WPI). The new series of IIP and WPI with base 2011-12 was released by CSO and the Office of Economic Advisor (OEA), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, respectively on 12th May, 2017.
Accordingly, Annual estimates of GDP for the years 2011-12 to 2015-16, which were released on 31st January 2017 have been revised on account of using new series of IIP and WPI.
Growth rates of GDP for the years 2011-12 to 2015-16, based on the new series of IIP and WPI and old series of IIP and WPI are given below: