New GDP series faces fresh questions after NSSO discovers holes
- A third of the firms in MCA-21 database used to calculate GDP found dodgy
- Results from the MCA-21 database survey were so disappointing that two reports based on it had to be junked
NEW DELHI : A key database introduced in India’s new gross domestic product (GDP) series has now been found to be full of holes, raising fresh questions over the controversial and contested GDP numbers in Asia’s third-largest economy.
Select your Category
Login to enjoy exclusive benefits!
- Unlocked premium articles
- Personalized news
- Market Watchlist
- Insightful Newsletters & more