ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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National Income Story

National Income Story More than usual interest attaches to the release of the quick estimates of national income for 1986-87 by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) this year. The CSO was presumably obliged to delay the release by about a month and a half because of the government's initial reluctance to disclose the sharp fall in foodgrains output. Also, an entirely fresh statistical series has been introduced with 1980-81 as the base year replacing the existing one with 1970-71 as base. This is in keeping with the government's decision to shift the base year for almost all statistical series to around 1980-81.

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