Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
24-August-2012 14:54 IST
Authenticity of Data For GDP
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Statistics and Programme Implementation Shri Srikant Kumar Jena has said that the Central Statistics Office (CSO) releases Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates based on authentic data. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today he said, the system of GDP compilation provides for revision of base year once in five years. At that time the reassessment of existing sources of data and inclusion of new data sources including improved coverage is taken up.