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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
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


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


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


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


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


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


Prasanna Mohanty
November 13, 2019
The credibility of India's statistical system is at stake because of the commissions and omissions ever since the 2011-12 series was announced in January 2015 and continued through multiple revisions in GDP numbers until now that dent public confidence


Prasanna Mohanty
July 11, 2019
For the new labour codes to be effective, definitions of worker, wage, organised-unorganised sector etc. need to be uniform and simple to enable data collection and applicability


PTI
May 25, 2019
The Statistics and Programme Implementation has decided to merge the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) into National Statistical Office (NSO) in a major restructuring move.


PTI
May 25, 2019



Dipak Mondal
May 11, 2019
A study conducted by the National Sample Survey Office has found that 36 per cent of companies that are part of the MCA-21 database were shell companies which cannot be traced, and thus hinting at a possible overestimation of the GDP.


Prasanna Mohanty
New Delhi, March 28, 2019
From suppression of key statistics to fiddling with GDP and budget numbers, the Central government's data management has come under sharp attack. Economic statistics are vital to public debate and policy making. The first part of a two-part series looks at the implications of not releasing data on unemployment and farmers' suicide.


Vidya | Sahil Joshi
March 8, 2019
Not withstanding the criticism against the government for joblessness, MoS for Labour Santosh Gangwar asked reporters to visit his constituency to see the kind of employment the Modi government has generated.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 31, 2019
The latest data on unemployment in India, which is yet to come in public domain, is the first comprehensive survey on employment conducted by a government agency after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation move in November 2016.


Prasanna Mohanty
January 30, 2019
Suppression of unpleasant employment data will not help; proper analysis of such data and strategic planning will do.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 30, 2019
On Tuesday, two non-governmental members of the NSC, PC Mohanan and JV Meenakshi, had stepped down amid 'disagreements' with the government over the functioning of the commission.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 29, 2019
PC Mohanan, who was the acting chairman of the NSC, and JV Meenakshi, an NSC member, stepped down from the National statistical commission on Monday.


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