ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Current Status of Industrial Statistics in India: Strengths and Weaknesses

Different aspects of official industrial statistics in India for the organised/unorganised and large/medium/smallscale units in the industrial sector are collected from/by five different agencies - the Annual Survey of Industries, the Follow-up Establishment Surveys of the Economic Census, census-cum-surveys of small-scale industries, the Central Statistical Organisation's Index of Industrial Production and the occasional Economic Census. This paper discusses the strengths and weaknesses of these statistics and suggests possible improvements.

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