Among the 31 districts of Telangana, 26 have literacy rates below the State average of 66.54 percent. According to the ‘Telangana Socio-Economic Outlook 2018’ report released by the government, Hyderabad tops in literacy rate with 83.2 per cent, while Jogulamba Gadwal district stands at the bottom with 49.9 per cent literacy.

The Economic Survey of India (ESI) 2017-18 was tabled in parliament marking the first business of this year’s budget session. The ESI document gives an account of the performance of India’s economy during the ongoing fiscal while also providing projections for the upcoming financial year 2018-19.

Traditionally, agriculture is the prime sector of rural economy and rural employment. The transition in composition of output and occupation from agriculture to more productive non-farm sectors is considered as an important source of economic growth and transformation in rural and total economy.

This paper discusses changes in measurement in industry and services changes made in agriculture sector and major issues on the measurement of GDP in new series. There are long term or legacy issues in agriculture, industry and services. The paper examines 10 major issues on measurement of GDP in the new series.

India has among the lowest female labor force participation rates (LFPRs) in the world. In particular, low female LFPR is a drag on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and an obstacle towards reaching a higher growth path. Women are also an untapped source of managerial and entrepreneurial skills.

The 16th edition of the African Economic Outlook highlights the fact that Africa’s economic performance is reflecting the perils of the global economy. The region’s real GDP growth slowed down to 2.2% in 2016, mainly due to the continued fall in commodity prices and weak global economic growth.

An Ordinance further to amend the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. Whereas the stressed assets in the banking system have reached unacceptably high levels and urgent measures are required for their resolution.

The Fragile States Index (FSI) is an annual ranking of 178 countries based on the different pressures they face that impact their levels of fragility. The Index is based on The Fund for Peace’s proprietary Conflict Assessment System Tool (CAST) analytical approach.

In recent years, some counties in Africa south of the Sahara (SSA) have experienced growth in their economies and improvements in living standards.

There will be a modest increase in GDP growth in 2016 for countries in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.

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