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RBI starts Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS) and Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has initiated two quarterly surveys namely, "Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS)" and "Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS)".
RBI starts Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS) and SIOS
  • The two quarterly surveys aim to examine the current situation including the job scenario in India's manufacturing, services and infrastructure sectors.

About the Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS):

  • The Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS) is based on qualitative responses on a set of indicators pertaining to demand conditions, financial conditions, employment conditions and the price situation.
  • The IOS would provide useful insight into the performance of the manufacturing sector.
  • The IOS would be undertaken by Hansa Research Group Pvt Ltd.

About the Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS):

  • The Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS) seeks an assessment of the business situation for the current quarter (January-March 2019) from selected companies in the services and infrastructure sectors in India, and their outlook for the ensuing quarter (April-June 2019).
  • The SIOS would be undertaken by Spectrum Planning India Ltd.

Question:

Q. Who has initiated two quarterly surveys namely, "Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS)" and "Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS)"?
a. NITI Aayog
b. Ministry of Finance
c. Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
d. Planning Commission of India
RBI starts Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS) and Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS) RBI starts Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS) and Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS) Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 24, 2019 Rating: 5

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