India to revamp scheme for states’ statistical capacity
“The World Bank team also made a brief presentation on the NPIQSI, a project under preparation envisaging the assistance of World Bank under Investment Project Financing as a first phase,” the ministry said in a statement on Friday after it organized a one-day workshop for strengthening of statistical system of states.
Over 200 economists, academicians ask government to release NSSO data, reports
The economists and academicians who issued the statement, incl...
View: Statisticians are not crooks. But their methodologies do need to change
The government is wrong to try and hide NSSO data. But that doe...
'Modinomics' stinks so bad, govt has to hide its own reports: Rahul gandhi
A media report cited the latest consumption expenditure survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) to claim that consumer spending fell for the first time in more than four decades in 2017-18, primarily driven by slackening rural demand.
View: Govt and NSSO should not hide data, but make them public to improve them
Now, the Modi government has announced not to release the 2017-18 NSSO survey. These are bad practices.
Urban Joblessness: The state of unemployment in the economy
The National Statistics Office on Saturday released a report on the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) for urban areas for Jan-Mar 2019 detailing key indicators including unemployment, labour force participation rate and industry-wise jobs scenario.
Ravi Shankar Prasad cites success of three films to deny economic slowdown
The minister also dubbed "wrong" the NSSO report which had pegged unemployment at 45-year high in 2017.
Consumer spend survey won’t be released: Ministry
A media report citing a National Statistical Office (NSO) survey titled, ‘Key Indicators: Household Consumer Expenditure in India,’ showed that the average amount spent by an Indian in a month fell 3.7% to Rs 1,446 in 2017-18 from Rs 1,501 in 2011-12. Consumer spending declined 8.8% in 2017-18 in villages, it rose 2% over six years in cities, it said.
NSSO report on services sector to be examined by committee: MoSPI
The results of this NSS Report will be further examined by the Advisory Committee before finalising the approach and methodology for the proposed 2017-18 series.
NSSO report raises fresh concerns on India's growth figures
A government agency report has cast fresh doubts on India's economic growth figures, in a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he seeks r...
Extent of overestimation of GDP marginal: Govt over NSSO controversy
NSSO said 38.7% of cos in the MCA-21 database used in the study were either missing or wrongly classified.
Only one allopathic govt doctor for 10,926 people in India: Report
Compiled by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI), the National Health Profile, 2019, stated that the number of registered allopathic doctors possessing recognised medical qualifications (under the MCI Act) and registered with state medical councils for 2017 and 2018 was 43,581 and 41,371, respectively.
Sensex jumps 396 pts, Nifty above 11,550; key factors that drove rally
Among sectoral indices, Nifty Auto index rose 2.3 per cent.
Growth in formal sector jobs: Silver lining in jobs data?
Over 7 million jobs were formalised between 2015-18, taking the number to 74.9 million, as per a report.
Jobs data not finalised: Government after NSSO ‘Report’
Govt seeks to quell speculation that info was suppressed ahead of elections, says final report by March.
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