RBI launches Eighth Pilot Round of Quarterly Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS)
January, 28th 2016
The services and Infrastructure sector plays a pivotal role in the economic development. Considering the increasing importance of this sector, the Reserve Bank of India has initiated pilot survey to assess the business sentiments in Services and Infrastructure Sector. The Reserve Bank of India has launched the 8th pilot round of the Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey, which seeks assessment of the business situation for the current quarter (January-March 2016 i.e. Q4:2015-16) from the services and infrastructure companies in India, and their perceptions for the ensuing quarter (April-June 2016 i.e. Q1:2016-17). The survey schedule is very short and simple, containing qualitative questions covering a set of seven business indicators, namely, overall business situation, turnover, part-time employees, cost of finance, availability of finance, cost of inputs and profit margin.
Companies in Services and Infrastructure Sector are encouraged to participate in the survey by downloading the survey schedule from the Reserve Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in. The duly authenticated filled-in survey schedule may be e-mailed or faxed as per contact details given in the survey schedule. The responses of the individual companies will be kept strictly confidential.
In case of any query/clarification, kindly contact at the following address:
The Director, Division of Enterprise Surveys, Department of Statistics and Information Management, Reserve Bank of India, C-8, 2nd floor, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai-400051. Phone: 022-26578235, 022-26578234; Fax: 022-26571555; E-mail.