NATIONAL SAMPLE SURVEY OFFICE
Maintaining database: National Business Register on anvil
It will have a district-wise list of all enterprises and establishments dealing in goods or services.
Green energy boomed in Britain over last three years: Survey data
The expansion was achieved against the backdrop of Britain's long-standing ...
India's 2.2% population suffering from disability: NSO survey for July-Dec 2018
The NSO, a wing of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme I...
NSS data shows jump in ‘Housing for All’ in 2018
A total of 16 million homes have been constructed since April 2014. Data shows that numbers of those living in semi-pucca houses has come down from 24.6% to 17.4% during the period. Those living in kutcha houses is down from 9.6% to 5.9%. In other words, 10.5 million rural households living in kutcha houses and dilapidated semipucca houses need a new habitat.
View: India needs a new methodology to gather data
A gap has grown for decades between consumption as reported by GDP data and NSSO surveys.
Checks on data collection, improved sample size likely
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation plans to introduce checks for data collection and increase the sample size of surveys to improve accuracy. “Challenges which we face today are of data quality. The ministry is concerned with data quality and will take measures to improve it,” said an official aware of the details
Why nap rooms are popular at millennial workplaces
Taking a cat nap, or power nap is increasingly being encouraged after studies have shown that an energy nap boosts brainpower and productivity at work.
Financial officers in India feel healthy corporate culture is critical to building trust: Survey
"Driving culture transformation in finance is imperative to presenting a forward-looking corporate reporting based on a wider balance between financial and non-financial information," Sandip Khetan, national leader and partner, financial accounting advisory services, EY India, said.
77.7% literacy rate among those above 7 years of age during July 2017 to June 2018: NSO Survey
The literacy rate among those in the age group of seven years and above was recorded at 77.7 per cent during July 2017-June 2018 in the country, showed a National Statistical Office (NSO) survey on Saturday. This rate was 73.5 per cent in rural and 87.7 pe cent in urban areas, showed the NSO survey on Household Social Consumption: Education.
Government to check for inconsistencies in Household Expenditure survey
The meeting took place in the wake of a leaked draft of the Household Consumer Expenditure survey report showing a decline in consumer spending in rural India in 2017-18. MoSPI, which had junked the survey, said it would not use it for official purposes but was examining its repercussions and impact on all base revision of various economic indicators.
Consumer confidence plunges 7.3% in January 2020: Report
The monthly PCSI, which is driven by the aggregation of the four weighted sub-indices, has plummeted for at least 3 of the 4 sub indices. The four sub-indices are: Current Conditions Index; Expectations Index; Investment Index; and Jobs Index.
National Policy on Statistics set to be unveiled soon
The credibility of India’s official stats is under strain following alleged shelving of unfavourable data.
About 58% brokers to invest in 'algos' as part of software spends in 2020: Survey
The StockTech survey surveyed around 450 trading members across the country.
View: Statisticians are not crooks. But their methodologies do need to change
The government is wrong to try and hide NSSO data. But that does not make the data any less incredible.
Samples from 8 places that figured in BIS report found fit for drinking during second analysis: DJB
"Drinking water samples could not be collected from two places, including the official residence of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, while one sample failed tests on one parameter -- had less than required chlorine content," DJB Vice Chairman Dinesh Mohaniya said at a press conference.
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