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Indian Economy A Few Facts: At A Glance (ECONOMIC INDICATORS)

Index of Industrial Production (2016-17) (December 2016) 183·5
Share of Industrial Sector in GVA  (Average Ratio for 2011-12 to 2014-15) 31·8%
Index of Agricultural Production (2014-15) (Base : 2007-08 = 100) 123·9
Wholesale Price Index Average (December 2016) (Base : 2004-05 = 100) 182·8
Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers  (December 2016) Average (Base : 2001 = 100) 275
Consumer Price Index for agricultural labourers (December 2016) 876
Consumer Price Index for Rural Labour  (December 2016) 881
Consumer Price Index (Base : 2012 = 100) Combined (December 2016) 130·4
Consumer Price Index (Base : 2012 = 100) Rural (December 2016) 132·8
Consumer Price Index (Base : 2012 = 100) Urban (December 2016) 127·6
Consumer Price Index based inflation Rate (December 2016) Combined 5·61%

 

Sixth Economic Census (2014)

Total Enterprises

Rural

Urban

5·847 crore

3·502 crore (59·9%)

2·345 crore (40·1%)

Top 5 states having maximum Enterprises (In Descending Order)

Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra

West Bengal

Tamil Nadu

Andhra Pradesh

Number of Industries Reserved for Public sector 2
Atomic Energy (Production, separation or enrichment of special fissionable material and substances and operation of the facilities).  
Railway operations only : Private investment has been allowed in Railways for other construction, operation and maintenance.  
Number of Industries requiring Compulsory  License 4
Cigars and Cigarettes of tobacco and manufac-tured tobacco substitutes.  
Electronic Aerospace and defence equipments.  
Industrial Explosives including detonating fuses, safety fuses, gun-powder, nitrocellulose and matches.  
Specified Hazardous chemicals i.e.,  
Hydrocyanic Acid its derivatives  
Phosgene and its derivatives.  
Isocyanates and disocyanates of hydrocarbons.  
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) contribution in country’s GDP 37·5%
Main Food Crop of India Rice
India’s place in the World Production of  
Sugar and Sugarcane First
Milk First
Banana First
Jute First
Steel Third
Manufacturing Sixth
Fish Second
Rice Second
Fruits Second
State with Highest Production of  Wheat (2014-15) Uttar Pradesh
State with Highest Production of  Rice (2014-15) West Bengal
State with Highest Production of  Pulses (2014-15) Madhya Pradesh
State with Highest Production of Coarse Cereals (2014-15) Rajasthan
State with Highest Production of  Total Foodgrains (2014-15) Uttar Pradesh
State with Highest Production of total  Oilseeds (2014-15) Madhya Pradesh
State with Highest Production of  Sugarcane (2014-15) Uttar Pradesh
State with Highest Production of Cotton  (2014-15) Gujarat
State with Highest Production of Potato (2014-15) West Bengal
State with Highest Production of Onion (2014-15) Maharashtra
State with Highest Production of Jute and Mesta (2014-15) West Bengal
Krishi Vigyan Kendra (2014-15) 641
Agriculture Universities (2014-15) 70
Horticulture Crops 341

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