Mapping COVID-19 impact in India
Coronavirus is severely disrupting everyday life in India. As the number of COVID-19 cases rise and the government responses evolve at the national, state and local level, companies need to keep close tabs on this fast-changing situation.
Kanvic's data analytics team help you visualise the impact COVID-19 across the country and understand its implications for business operations through a regularly updated and expanded set of maps and charts.
PMI Index: Expansion mode, Slower growth
CHART I 15 December 2020
The Purchasing Managers' Index has been in expansion mode since August 2020 but its growth has slowed since the Diwali season in November
Consumer Sentiment : Low today, Better tomorrow
CHART I 19 October 2020
The continued rise in infections has depressed consumer sentiments even as India unlocked. The Current Situation Index (CSI) has fallen precipitously since March. However, the future outlook is somewhat brighter.
Homebound customers, New expectations
CHART I 22 September 2020
Although India has largely unlocked, COVID concerns mean people are still spending 14% more time at home than before the crisis. Serving the needs of these homebound consumers will be key to business recovery.
COVID crisis has taken uncertainity to new levels
CHART I 28 August 2020
Researchers from IMF have developed the World Uncertainty Index to track uncertainty across the globe by text mining the country reports of the Economist Intelligence Unit.
As a result of Covid-19 business leaders are dealing with levels of uncertainty that have never been seen before requiring them to rethink their strategy.
A tale of Another two cities : COVID-19 cases keep surging in parts of India
CHART I 24 August 2020
As Delhi and Mumbai control the growth of COVID-19 infections, other economic centres such as Bangalore and Pune have seen COVID-19 cases reach new peaks.
A tale of two cities: How India’s two largest economic centres compare on COVID-19
CHART I 27 July 2020
As India opens up after lockdown its economic recovery will depend on how successfully it can manage the virus in its two largest commercial centres - Delhi and Mumbai. Together these two cities account for almost 23% of the country's GDP. While both cities have important similarities their COVID-19 trajectories have been markedly different.
As India gets back to work, businesses in Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat will struggle as a result of outflow of migrant labour
CHART I 03 June 2020
Covid-19 has created an exodus of migrants from their place of work to the place of birth. Businesses dependent on migrant labour in major industrial hubs are already facing challenges in getting back to work. As the crisis deepens and the uncertainty on the return of migrant labour looms, the most affected states by Covid-19 i. e. Maharashtra, Delhi and Gujarat will also be the states facing shortage of labour supply.
India's Rs. 20,00,000 Crore economic stimulus relies heavily on monetary measures
CHART I 29 May 2020
The Indian government has announced a number of economic measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While there are direct cash transfers to the poorest sections of society, monetary measures by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) comprise a large share of the 20 lakh crore stimulus package.