Publications Division - Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India
Before buying it one has to understanf that it is a government publication & people can rely on the facts and information provided in it. So if you are first time buyers go for it, because it will be very helpful to understand the government schemes and plans on various fields ( contents index is provided in the images), which can be very helpful for exams like UPSC for both prelims and mains point of view. But If you already own a 2016 issue, then there are few updates here and there which you might have already covered in The Hindu or any such current affairs magazines over the past 10-12 months.
India 2017 is a reference annual that has been authored by experts on the board with the Publication Division of the Indian Government.