SRINAGAR - The Srinagar-Jammu highway was thrown open to one-way traffic Saturday after it remained closed for two days due to heavy snowfall even as chilly winds continued to lash the summer capital.
The Reserve Bank of India has launched the 53rd round of the Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS) (www.rbi.org.in/scripts/BS_ViewForms.aspx?Id=181) for reference period January –March 2011. The Reserve Bank is conducting the Industrial Outlook Survey on a quarterly basis since 1998. The survey gives an insight into the perception of the public and private limited companies engaged in manufacturing activities about their own performance and prospects. The survey covers non-financial private and public limited companies with a good size/industry representation. The assessment of business sentiments for the current quarter and expectations for the ensuing quarter are based on qualitative responses to 20 major parameters covering overall business and financial situations, demand indicators, price and employment expectations, profit margins, etc. The survey provides useful forward looking inputs for policymakers, analysts and businesses.
The Reserve Bank of India has launched the Twelfth round of its Order Books, Inventories and Capacity Utilisation Survey (OBICUS) (www.rbi.org.in/scripts/BS_ViewForms.aspx?Id=182) . The survey is for the reference period October–December 2010.