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Date : Sep 08, 2017
14th Round of Quarterly Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS) – Q2:2017-18

The Reserve Bank has been conducting the Services and Infrastructure Outlook Survey (SIOS) since 2014-15. The survey is conducted on a quarterly basis. The 14th round of the SIOS seeks an assessment of the business situation for the current quarter (Q2:2017-18, i.e., July - September 2017) from selected companies in the services and infrastructure sectors in India, and their outlook for the ensuing quarter (Q3:2017-18, i.e., October - December 2017).

2. The survey questionnaire has undergone some changes and salient features of the revised questionnaire are:

  1. Block 1: Additional information about company size

  2. Block 2: Identification of the sector/major activity of the company

  3. Block 3: Response to be collected on some more business parameters, such as full-time employees , salary/wages, selling price, technical service capacity and physical investment, as applicable

  4. Block 4: Top 3 business enablers and constraints

  5. Block 5: Assessment/Outlook on the overall economy

3. Companies in the Services and Infrastructure sectors are encouraged to participate in the survey by downloading the survey questionnaire along with the guidelines from the website The duly authenticated filled-in survey questionnaire may be e-mailed or faxed as per the contact details given below. The responses of the individual companies will be kept strictly confidential.

4. In case of any query/clarification, feel free to contact us at:

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: 022-26578664, 022-26578279; Fax-022-26571555, Please click here to send email.

Jose J. Kattoor
Chief General Manager

Press Release: 2017-2018/670

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