Basic Overview

Databases that include particularly India centric information and data.

AIR (All India Reporter) (Offline)

- AIR Criminal Law (1950-2017)
- AIR High Court (1950-2017)
- AIR Supreme Court (1950-2017)
- AIR Privy Council (1900-1950)
Provides access to Indian cases and judgments of the particular area and jurisdiction. The database contains supreme court, high court and criminal law cases and judgments from the year 1950-2016.

  • Restricted Access (in Library) 3 concurrent user license


Provides information and insights on the new capacities coming up in India in the near or medium-term future. The database will help financial markets look for funding opportunities, construction companies and capital goods providers for business opportunities, policy makers for possible new employment potential or infrastructure gaps, analysts for future industry structure and competition.

CMIE CapEx dx

Provides information and insights on the new capacities coming up in India in the near or medium-term future. The database will help financial markets look for funding opportunities, construction companies and capital goods providers for business opportunities, policy makers for possible new employment potential or infrastructure gaps, analysts for future industry structure and competition. Online, projects since 1995. Over 43,000 projects have been tracked.

CMIE Commodities

Provides real-time spot and futures prices, market intelligence, historical fundamental data and forecasts for agricultural crops. Commodities deliver data on prices for 200 varieties of 70 commodities from 150 markets. It also contains statistics on area, production and yield up to the district-level.

CMIE Consumer Pyramids dx

Provides data on households survey of India. It makes estimates of income, expenses, savings, borrowings, investments, and ownership of assets of households. It also makes estimates of the age, gender, education, occupation, health and financial inclusion of individuals. Consumer Pyramids includes the following databases:
1. People of India Dx: It contains detailed identity information like age, gender, religion, caste, state of origin, occupation, literacy, education level and discipline in case of higher education, the status of health and financial inclusion, etc about 8,85,000 individual members who reside in households in the Consumer Pyramids sample.
2. Unemployment Dx: Provide information on employment and unemployment status about the members residing in all households in the Consumer Pyramids sample. This is a database of about 5,22,000 people. It provides employment or unemployment status for each member (who is greater than or equal to 15 years of age) of each household in the database.
3. Composition of Incomes Dx: Provides information about the incomes of earning members residing in households in the Consumer Pyramids sample. It provides information regarding the monthly earning and source of earning for each earning member of each household in the database. The database contains information on age and gender of the member, month of income, income in the form of wages, income from pensions, income in the form of dividends and interest income. Each source of income is shown separately against each member, wherever applicable. Besides, it contains the income of the household from rent, private transfers, government transfers, business profits, profit from the sale of assets, income from lotteries or gambling and imputed income of production for self-consumption.
4. Household Amenities, Assets & Liabilities Dx: Provides information on the availability of basic amenities in households, ownership of assets, the pattern of investments and sources & purpose of borrowing. Basic amenities include data on the availability of toilet inside the household, access to electricity and water inside the household and also the type of material used in walls and roof of the household. Access to transport infrastructure is captured by asking the time it takes household members to travel ten kilometers from the household. It also provides information on whether the household has an outstanding borrowing or not and if it does have an outstanding borrowing then what are the sources and what are the purposes of the borrowing.
5. Household Expense Dx: It provides information on household spends across over 80 expense items. The sample is spread across India with detailed data of expenditure of households on 82 household items during each month of the surveyed period. It also provides a view of the changing spending capacity and the pattern of expenditure of the households of India. Also, provides information on the monthly expense of 29 food items and 53 non-food items. The 29 food items include whole-grain cereals, pulses, edible oils, vegetables, fruits, potatoes & onions, tea, coffee, jam/pickle/ketchup, sweeteners, bread, milk & milk products, meat/eggs & fish, biscuits, namkeen & salty snacks, chocolates/cakes & ice-creams, etc. The 53 non-food items include intoxicants, cosmetics& toiletries, clothing, footwear, restaurants, recreation, purchase of household appliances, education, health, electricity, petrol, transport, communication, bills & rent, transport, communication, Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) and miscellaneous expenses, etc.
6. Consumer Sentiments Dx: This survey is measured on the lines of the work done in this regard by the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan. This effort, called the Survey of Consumers, began in 1946 and has produced several measures that are well established lead indicators in the US. Five questions are asked to measure consumer sentiments. The first two questions pertain to consumers perceptions regarding their current well-being and expectations of their future well-being. The next two questions take into account perceptions that consumers have regarding current and prospective economic conditions of the country as a whole. The last question is with respect to the household’s propensity to spend on consumer durables around the time of the interview.

CMIE Economic Outlook

Provides forecasts on growth, inflation, fiscal balance, balance of payments, corporate earnings and a host of sectorial indicators. The database has a huge depository of historical time series data which continuously updated.

CMIE First Source

CMIE First Source is a query-able database of all companies registered in India. It has information on over 1.9 million companies, 2.8 million signatories (directors), 1.1 million charges on assets, 0.5 million annual reports, etc.

CMIE Industry Outlook

Its covers around hundred industries. It presents detailed data on; demand and supply, prices, financial performance and investments, etc. of the industries. This includes forecasts and descriptive analysis of the current trends.


"Prowess Application for Credit Evaluation (PACE)" is a database application that enables evaluation of corporate credit proposals of banks and NBFCs. The principal source of this database is Annual Reports of individual companies and it covers approx. 45,891 listed and unlisted companies that are updated continuously with 10-years historical data. It provides a set of analytical ratios built over a standardized database which is a pre-requisite for evaluation of credit proposals in banks. It also provides financial data and analytical ratios as well as peer comparison and industry benchmark comparison tables on a multidimensional level.

CMIE States of India

Provides comprehensive compilation of state level statistics. Statistics are sourced from official documents of state government. The database includes socio economic indicator of all the states.

CMIE Trade dx

India exports and imports about 10,000 commodities to and from nearly 200 countries/regions. The database provides monthly statistics on this trade. It includes quantity, value and unit value in respect of each products exported or imported. The monthly time-series is available for up to ten years. Annual series is available for about 15 years.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The CSR database provides information of CSR activity of indian listed companies. The data includes Financial Year, Average Net Profit of last three Financial Years, Prescribed CSR Expenditure, Sector in which the CSR Activity is covered and State in which the Expenditure is done. It also provides CSR Board Committee details and the reasons for unspent amounts. Additionaly, Its provide CSR report extracted from the annual report of the particular company.

  • Campus wide Access

District GDP of India (2001-2002 to 2015-2016)

The District GDP is the database on the Indian economy, contains information on the performance of the economy at the district level. More importantly, it provides sector wise estimates of GDP for each of the districts of India (as per Census 2011).

It provides; Aggregate GDP, Primary sector (agriculture, mining, fishing, forestry, livestock), Secondary sector (construction, electricity, gas & water supply, manufacturing), Tertiary sector (transport, storage & communication, trade, hotel & restaurant, public administration, banking & insurance, others) - Overall 3 major sectors and all sub-sectors of the economy. Per worker and per capita GDP & sectoral share across all sectors (at current prices) from 2001-02 t0 2015-16. GDP forecast for the above mentioned sectors till 2017-18. GDP of IT- manufacturing and IT- services (at current and constant prices) & per worker GDP IT-manufacturing and IT-services (at current prices) for 2001-02 to 2015-16.

  • Restricted Access (CyberLab PC-8 in the Library )

EPWRF Economic and Market Review and Research

It includes Monthly Economic Review, Financial Markets Review (Fortnightly), theme articles and economic notes on current macroeconomic and socioeconomic issues and developments.

  • Campus wide Access

EPWRF India Time Series

Provides time series data on financial markets, banking statistics, domestic product of states of India, price indices, agricultural statistics, power sector, industrial production, etc. It also includes economic and market reviews and research notes on Indian macro economy and financial markets.

  • Campus wide Access

It is a collection of interdisciplinary Indian journals and research publications. Library subscribes 33 journals related to business, economic and social science.

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Source for Indian statistics collected from the government sources for information and statistics on India. It provides socio-economic statistical data and useful information on India.

  • Campus wide Access (Simultaneous use limit: 8 users)

Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID)

ISID Database provides the Indexes for 224 Indian Social Science Journals & Press Clippings on diverse social science subjects. Under Other Research References provides data on:

  • Union Budget Speeches
  • Economic Survey Review Chapters
  • National Policy Documents
  • Other Important Documents
  • Indian Statistical Indicators
  • International Statistical Indicators

  • Campus wide Access

MICA Indian Marketing Intelligence

It provides the secondary data for socioeconomic variables and market intelligence up to district level for all the states and union territories of India. It also provides Market Potential Index (MPI) and other data, in separate views for rural, urban, and the total Indian market for 630 districts.

  • Campus wide Access (Simultaneous user limit: 5 user)