NATIONAL ACCOUNTS STATISTICS
PM Modi’s nationalism masks a bad economy, protesters say
About 30% of Indian youth aged 15-29 are not in employment, education or training.
Maintaining database: National Business Register on anvil
It will have a district-wise list of all enterprises and establishments dealing in ...
14.33 lakh new jobs created in November: ESIC payroll data
Around 14.33 lakh jobs were created in November 2019 as compared with 12.60 lakh i...
Revamp of official statistics by govt is alarming: Abhishek Singhvi
Highlighting the slump in the economy, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said here on Sunday that government's "proposal to revamp the o...
Nominal GDP needs to grow above 10% for wage growth
At present, India’s nominal GDP growth stands at 7.5 per cent against 11.20 per cent a year ago.
Budget: Life insurance industry expects govt to make annuities tax free, widen section 80C
The tax burden on the individual is too high when considering an essential product like life insurance and reduces their ability to have the right coverage.
CAA and NRC national issues, no resonance in Delhi polls: Raghav Chadha
AAP spokesperson and Rajinder Nagar candidate Raghav Chadha says the Bharatiya Janata Party might try to "polarise" the environment ahead of the polls.
Green energy boomed in Britain over last three years: Survey data
The expansion was achieved against the backdrop of Britain's long-standing vow to become carbon neutral by 2050, when it hopes to achieve net zero for UK greenhouse gas emissions.
National database of workers in informal sector in the works
The Bill seeks to empower the central government to formulate and notify, from time to time, suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers on matters related to life and disability cover; health and maternity benefits; old-age protection; education; housing or any other benefit.
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.
Payroll data: Over 23 lakh formal jobs created in November
The government has been publishing the data on employment created in the formal sector using information on the number of subscribers who have subscribed under three major schemes, namely the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme, the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Scheme and the National Pension Scheme (NPS).
PNB shelves plan to sell housing finance unit
PNB's holding in PNB Housing is set to fall to around 27.5% from the current 32.43% when the later issues fresh shares to raise about Rs 1500 crore. PNB will not subscribe to the issue.
Muslims in India safer than most other places in world: Goyal
"When we take electricity to every home we do not ask them their colour or their religion, when we take toilets, digital tech, bank accounts, cooking gas to every home we do not ask their religion. All our programmes are equal for all," the minister said.
Government begins drive to remove speed breakers on National Highways
While the authority has already mandated implementation of FASTag on toll plazas and conversion of cash toll lanes to FASTag lanes, the speed breakers or rumble strips constructed at toll plazas are being removed with immediate effect for smooth vehicular movement.
Projected growth of 5 per cent exaggerated, Indians will see little or no growth: P Chidambaram
India's GDP growth is seen dipping to an 11-year low of 5 per cent in the current fiscal, mainly due to poor showing by manufacturing and construction sectors, government data showed on Tuesday. Reacting to the data, Chidambaram said the Advanced Estimates of National Income 2019-20 released yesterday tells the story of neglect and mismanagement of the economy by the BJP government.
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