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Joe C Mathew
November 30, 2018
The latest official data says that about 52% of the agricultural households in the rural India were estimated to be indebted.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, November 28, 2018
The NSSO estimates that 9 to 29% of the primary data samples collected at an all India level during the last five years had some error or other.


Joe C Mathew
November 21, 2018
The analysis of five years All India figures reveals that only in 30-53 per cent of cases, the Timely Reporting Scheme (TRS) is completed in time.


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, November 19, 2018
Chai cafes are multiplying, becoming as aspirational as coffee chains and attracting investment.


Prosenjit Datta & Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, September 17, 2018
The GDP back series data 'accidently' became public thanks to a report on real sector statistics prepared by a committee constituted by the National Statistical Commission. In the din that ensued, some of the more serious concerns that the committee raised regarding quality of the data got lost. Business Today's Prosenjit Datta and Dipak Mondal caught up with Sudipto Mundle, chairman of the Committee on Real Sector Statistics, which prepared the new series, to dig deeper into the observations made in the report. Edited excerpts:


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, September 4, 2018
According to Xavier Estupinan, Wages Specialist at ILO, in India the wage gap is most in the lowest paid jobs.


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
The pay gap between female and male employees not only exists but also increases as they advance in their careers. What can be done to reverse the trend?


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, February 6, 2018
With the World Bank warning India about a potential 'learning crisis', the government is on a war footing to improve education.


BT Guest Columnist
New Delhi, October 30, 2017
Current surveys provide a broad employment scenario but miss out on insights required for inclusive policymaking.


PTI
New Delhi, August 27, 2017
Making a case for promoting highly productive and well paid jobs, Niti Aayog has said that not unemployment but a \"severe under-employment\" is the main problem facing the country.


PTI
May 30, 2017
A portal is being planned for online collection of data on industrial production for greater accuracy in assessing the economic activity, Statistics Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said today.


PTI
May 28, 2017
\"Severe underemployment\" and not unemployment is amore serious problem as a job that needs to be done by one person is oftenperformed by two or more workers, says the government's policy think tank NitiAayog.


Prosenjit Datta
New Delhi, May 17, 2017
CSO is working hard to modernise India's data collection methods and also the way it calculates various economic indices.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, April 21, 2017
The agricultural loans of the farmers of Uttar Pradesh have just been waived off. The farmers in Maharashtra too are agitating, demanding a similar waiver.


PTI
New Delhi, November 2, 2016
The government has proposed to come out with annual surveys that would give it estimation of labour and workforce and unemployment rates nation-wide and also separate break-up in rural and urban areas, according to Anant, Chief Statistician of India, TCA.


Amit Bhatt
New Delhi, September 7, 2016
There is no precise official figure on the whole bus system in India but a conservative estimate suggests that the country has around 17 lakh buses, which conduct 25 crore trips per day.


PTI
New Delhi, March 14, 2016
Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), was at 5.69 per cent in January this year. In February last year, it stood at 5.37 per cent.


By Dipak Mondal
February 26, 2016
The Economic Survey 2015-16 has an entire section on bounties for the well-off, which points out that subsidies worth Rs 1.03 lakh go to relatively better-off in the society.


PTI
New Delhi, February 12, 2016
Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at 5.61 per cent in December 2015 and 5.19 per cent in January 2015.


E Kumar Sharma
January 5, 2015
The latest data on agricultural households in India raises some worrying questions for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


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