TABLE 1.1
Key indicators
1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02
 ITEMS Absolute values Per cent change over previous period
Gross national product
(Rs.thousand crore)
  At current prices 1,583.1 1,740.2 P 1,878.4 Q 2,060.6 A 15.0 9.9 P 7.9 Q 9.7 A
  At 1993-94 prices 1,070.5 1,136.9 P 1,181.5 Q 1,245.5 A 6.4 6.2 P 3.9 Q 5.4 A
Gross domestic product
(Rs. thousand crore)
  At current prices 1,598.1 1,755.6 P 1,895.8 Q 2,080.3 A 15.0 9.9 P 8.0 Q 9.7 A
  At 1993-94 prices 1,082.5 1,148.5 P 1,193.9 Q 1,258.8 A 6.5 6.1 P 4.0 Q 5.4 A
Agriculture and allied
sectors (Rs. crore)
(at 1993-94 prices) 2,86,094 2,89,842 289,194.0    3,05,643 6.2 1.3 -0.2 5.7
Index of agricultural
production(1) 177.9 176.2 P 164.6 P 175.9 P 7.6 -0.9 P -6.6 P 6.9 P
Foodgrains production 203.6 209.8 195.9 P 209.2 P 5.9 3.0 -6.6 P 6.8 P
(million tonnes)
Index of industrial
production(2) 145.2 154.9 162.7 163.3 ** 4.1 6.7 5.0 2.3 **
Electricity generated
(in billion Kwh) 448.5 480.7 499.6 383.2 ** 6.6 7.2 3.9 2.8 **
Wholesale price index(3) 141.7 150.9 159.2 160.7 * 5.3 6.5 4.9 1.3 *
Consumer price index for 414 434 445 469 @ 9 5 3 5 @
industrial workers(4)
Money supply (M3)(5) 981.0 1,124.2 1,311.6 1458.4(6) 19.4 14.6 16.7 11.2 (6)
(Rs. thousand crore)
Imports at current prices
(in Rs. crore) 1,78,332 2,15,236 2,30,873 1,81,753 ** 15.7 20.7 7.3 4.5 **
(in US $ million) 42,389.0 49,671.0 50,536.0 38,362.0 ** 2.2 17.2 1.7 0.3 **
Exports at current prices
(in Rs. crore) 1,39,752 1,59,561 2,03,571 1,54,445 ** 7.4 14.2 27.6 5.1 **
(in US $ million) 33,218.0 36,822.0 44,560.0 32,572.0 ** -5.1 10.8 21.0 0.6 **
Foreign currency assets(7)
(in Rs. crore) 1,25,412 1,52,924 1,84,482 2,26,195 ## 22.3 21.9 20.6 22.6 (8)
(in US $ million) 29,522.0 35,058.0 39,554.0 46,561.0 ## 13.7 18.8 12.8 17.7 (8)
Exchange rate
(Rs./US $) (9) 42.1 43.3 45.7 47.5 ## -11.7 -2.9 -5.1 -3.8 (10)
Note :Gross national product and Gross domestic product figures are at factor cost (New Series; base = 1993-94).
         Q-Quick estimates; A-Advance estimates; P-Provisional;
*: As on 19.01.2002 (provisional). @: December,  2001.       **: April-December, 2001.
1.  Index of agricultural production (of 46 crops, including plantations) with base triennium ending 1981-82=100 (revised).
2.  Index of industrial production; (base 1993-94=100).
3.  Index (with base 1993-94=100) at the end of fiscal year.
4.  Index (with base 1982=100) at the end of fiscal year.
5.  Outstanding at the end of financial year.
6.  As on January 11, 2002.
7. Outstanding at the end of fiscal year.
8.  At the end of January, 2002.
9.  Per cent change indicates the rate of appreciation/depreciation (-) of the Rupee vis--vis the US Dollar.
10. Average for April- January, 2001-2002.