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BusinessToday.In
September 21, 2020
N K Singh, chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission (FFC) said the estimate is a bit more modest as compared to some optimistic assessments that the FFC has received from experts


Prasanna Mohanty
August 29, 2020
India's new unemployment allowance plan for lockdown-induced job loss would benefit a small fraction of organised workers; the new social security code in the works aims to expand social security to 100 million organised workers but contains no concrete plan for 437 million unorganised workers


Prasanna Mohanty
August 20, 2020
No wonder the quality of education in Indian schools is very poor. The latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) says just 16.2% students in Class I and 50.8% in Class III could read Class I text and 41.1% students in Class I and 72.2% in Class III could recognise 2-digit numbers in rural India


Prasanna Mohanty
July 18, 2020
Contrary to government claims, not a single indicator is encouraging; rather the numbers are so bad that government has stopped releasing industrial output data after April and those that are available for May and June are rather depressing


E Kumar Sharma
June 11, 2020
Vaidyanathan was closely associated with state level planning in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. He was actively involved in developing India's statistical system and the national sample survey


Prasanna Mohanty
April 21, 2020
Like urban migrant workers and small and marginal farmers, prolonged lockdown makes Indian Muslims very vulnerable, not only because they depend more on informal economy, their employment and livelihood deprivations are already worse than those of STs and SCs


BusinessToday.In
April 15, 2020
UPSC also announced that the Chairman and members of the commission have decided to voluntarily forego 30 per cent of their salary for the next one year


Prasanna Mohanty
April 5, 2020
Given its predominant role as a source of livelihood, the informal economy needs to be fixed first once the health crisis blows over. This would call for a series of long-neglected steps such as collecting comprehensive data on informal establishments and informal labour, benchmarking reasonable national minimum wage, providing comprehensive social security cover and reviving MSMEs


Prasanna Mohanty
March 25, 2020
It is not difficult to identify the vulnerable-landless labourers, petty traders, tailors, barbers, construction workers, rickshaw/auto/Ola/Uber drivers and many others, nor is to reach them after the Jan-Dhan and Aadhaar programmes


Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, March 7, 2020
National Statistical Office has revised first quarter GDP growth numbers from 5 per cent to 5.6 per cent and second quarter numbers from 4.5 per cent to 5.1 per cent -- growth rate of both quarters revised upwards 60 basis points


BusinessToday.In
February 1, 2020
Budget 2020: In today's speech, the FM broke her own record and delivered the longest Union Budget speech, which was 159 minutes long


Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, January 27, 2020
Budget 2020: The one figure that can give some idea if the situation is indeed so desperate or if we are just being paranoid is the tax revenue to GDP ratio


Niti Kiran
New Delhi, January 22, 2020
GDP growth 2019: The government has announced a slew of measures recently to prop-up the economy, but Ind-Ra believes they will come to aid only in the medium term


Prasanna Mohanty
January 13, 2020
Available information on the influx of \"illegal migrants\" doesn't warrant a nation-wide NPR-NRIC. The CAA 2019 was necessitated by the introduction of \"illegal migrant\" in Citizenship Act of 1955 during the Vajpayee regime in 2003 but it introduced another problem - religion-based citizenship - which has sparked a nation-wide strife


Naveen Kumar
New Delhi, December 24, 2019
Innovation in products will be the key factor, be it banking, mutual funds, insurance or loans


Prasanna Mohanty
New Delhi, December 5, 2019
The second and concluding part looks at how the quarterly GDP estimates use the organised sector indicators to measure the unorganised sector, which contributes nearly 50% to the GDP, thereby giving a misleading picture of the state of economic health


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, December 5, 2019
National Statistical Commission has directed the statistics ministry to look at additional sources of data to cross-verify the apparent 'inconsistencies'in consumer spending patterns


Prasanna Mohanty
New Delhi, December 4, 2019
All the key economic indicators have been on a downward swing for quite some time. If this slide is not checked India may slip into recession sooner than later. In this first part of a two-part series, the article looks at what the major economic indicators are telling about the state of Indian economy


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, November 25, 2019
Are survey results being withheld or discredited because they don't match the government line or is there an inherent problem in the way India conducts its statistics?


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, November 15, 2019
The government is reportedly looking at 2017-18 as the new base year for GDP but a decision is yet to be made as the expert committees are still awaiting some more data


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