The curious case of the new series of GDP growth estimates3 min read . Updated: 09 May 2019, 12:24 AM IST
- While nobody had a quarrel with the revision in methodology, the real issue was the reliability and credibility of the underlying database
- As has been the practice with this government, the standard response was to brazen it out or discredit the critics
Doubts have been raised on the new series of GDP estimates ever since they were released in 2015. The revision of GDP estimates is part of a regular exercise by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), undertaken every five years.
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