Cheema releases ebook of statistics ‘Punjab State at a look 2022’
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation Minister Harpal Singh Cheema on Monday launched the ‘Punjab State at a Look 2022’, a set of essential statistical information of assorted departments compiled by the Directorate of Statistics, division of Planning. This single quantity helpful ebook carries genuine information on all essential objects regarding completely different sectors of Punjab financial system moreover reflecting the newest out there information on essential socio-economic indicators of Punjab financial system.
Releasing the ebook right here at Punjab Bhawan, Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema directed the officers of the Planning division to make sure the provision of this ebook within the libraries of universities and faculties of the state. He stated that this ebook can be helpful for analysis establishments, universities, faculties, authorities and non-government establishments, and coverage makers and directors for improvement, analysis coverage choices and different essential choices. He congratulated the division of Planning for placing their honest efforts in compiling this ebook.
Sharing key information from the ebook, Advocate Cheema stated that the agriculture and allied sectors are anticipated to develop by 3.70 %, business by 4.33 % and providers sector by 6.78 % as per advance estimates of 2022-23. “As in comparison with agriculture normally, the allied sectors are displaying quicker progress over the latest years. Livestock sector with speedy progress is changing into main contributor to the expansion of Agriculture and Allied sector. Livestock sector is prone to develop by 4.18 % in 2022-23”, stated Finance Minister whereas including that Livestock sector’s share in complete Gross State Worth Added (GSVA) of Punjab was 11.1 % throughout 2022-23.
Divulging additional, Cheema stated that the per capita revenue of Punjab is predicted to Rs. 1, 73, 873 in 2022-23 as per advance estimates as in comparison with Rs.1, 70, 620 at nationwide stage. He stated that the state inflation figures additionally remained beneath these on the Nationwide stage with few exceptions. The Inflation was on the peak within the month of April 2022 and confirmed a downward development in subsequent few months with the exception in June 2022. It remained benign until October when it touched the underside with 4.5% but it surely began upward development in November and December 2022, he added.
Cheema stated that Punjab has a big chunk of working inhabitants between the ages of 15-64 which stood at 70.15 % of complete inhabitants in 2021. “26.11 % of this belongs to the youth group within the age of 15-29 years. It’s each a bonus in addition to a problem for the state”, stated the Finance Minister whereas including that the Punjab Authorities led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has taken many initiatives to offer good training and higher job alternatives to channelise youth power beneath the mission ‘Rangla Punjab’.
Thanking the Finance Minister for releasing this ebook, Vikas Pratap, Principal Secretary Planning, stated that the supply companies of the sectoral information contained on this ebook has been indicated beneath every desk. He gave assurance to the minister that the division would quickly present this ebook to the colleges and faculties of the state moreover making its e-book out there for all on the web site of the division.
Outstanding amongst others, Rakesh Kumar, Joint Secretary Planning, Sumit Kumar, Director Planning and Jagdeep Singh, Director Statistics had been additionally current within the assembly.