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With eye on improving quality of macro-economic aggregates, MoSPI to set up ‘National Data Warehouse’

On the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates, the Ministry said the revision in GDP estimates occurs when data coverage from administrative sources improves over time and these improvements get well documented.

From Plate to Plough: The farm-factory connect

Raising farm productivity is the first step to increasing rural demand and reviving the manufacturing sector


Before Govt blocked jobs report, stats panel search body tweaked in its favour

Earlier, the composition of the search committee, according to the MoSPI Resolution dated June 1, 2005, was: Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission as Chairperson along with an RBI Deputy Governor and “two eminent persons.

Chidambaram on NSC resignations: One more institution has died owing to govt's negligence

Chidambaram blamed the government's "malicious negligence" for the sudden resignation of NSC Acting chief P C Mohanan and J V Meenakshi, Professor at the Delhi School of Economics.

Women in workforce gravitate to services; overall participation dips

The debate over the decreasing number of working women in the country has increasingly gained traction in the last couple of years.

‘The 4% growth in employment is realistic and heartening’

Non-government employment as well as the number of independent enterprises have seen a sharp jump in the Sixth Economic Census.


Election spending to push up GDP numbers by 0.3%

Candidates are expected to spend up to R11,000 crore collectively

‘Bihar’s data on consumption expenditure creates serious noise factor in poverty analysis’

Amitabh Kundu,Professor (Economics) at JNU speaks to Surabhi.