"The Economic Survey is a document which discusses policy initiatives taken by the Government of India in the previous year and the impact of such initiatives on India's economy. It summarizes the performance of major development programmes, and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term.
Volume 2 is a detailed analytical review of recent developments, and captures all developments taking place since the publication of Volume 1. Some of the major developments discussed include impact of GST implantation, demonetization benefits, macroeconomic impact of farm loan waivers, and impact of digitization on commercial transactions, among others. It includes a detailed statistical appendix consisting of data relating to various economic indicators such as national income and production, budgetary transactions, prices, balance of payments, foreign trade, and human development indicators, among others."
About the author
The Ministry of Finance, Government of India, looks after the financial affairs of the State of India and monitors various aspects of the country's economy. In particular, it concerns itself with taxation, financial legislation, financial institutions, capital markets, centre and state finances, and the Union Budget.