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Monday, October 25, 2021

National Statistical Office


How Punjab can shine again with nutritional security and climate-friendly agriculture

October 25, 2021 10:09 am

Ashok Gulati, Ranjana Roy write: By shifting from rice to maize and diversifying to fruits and vegetables, farmers can earn more, while practicing sustainable farming

Labour survey shows job scenario improved in 2019-20

July 24, 2021 5:19 am

According to the third annual report on Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), conducted by the NSO between July 2019 and June 2020, the unemployment rate fell to 4.8 per cent in 2019-20.

Being hemmed in

June 17, 2021 8:07 am

Even as growth concerns remain, price pressures limit RBI’s options. It must assess when to pivot to policy normalisation

Across farm commodities: Growth silver lining but food inflation may be dark cloud

January 09, 2021 1:31 pm

FAO's global food price index has hit the highest since November 2014.

Role of agriculture: Why this economic slump is different from past ones

January 11, 2021 7:32 am

It isn’t just the bigger decline in GVA/GDP this time that is striking. Equally significant is the fact that in each of those four previous years, the primary culprit was agriculture.

A smaller decline

January 08, 2021 8:12 am

NSO pegs GDP contraction at 7.7 per cent. Stronger rebound in economic activity, vaccine rollout, may mean faster pick-up

In patriarchal North, men shy away from household domestic chores

October 29, 2020 10:42 am

Only 26 per cent males in India aged six and above participate on a daily basis in unpaid domestic services for household members, and this ratio is the lowest in Haryana (14 per cent). In neighbouring Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh and J&K, it ranges from 18 to 21 per cent.

India will have to swim against the tide to capture shrinking pie of global trade

September 21, 2020 8:54 am

Developing countries like India need to fast-track reforms to improve the investment climate and attract investments, relocating away from China.

More signs of distress: Over 10% contraction in July factory output

September 12, 2020 8:06 am

The National Statistical Office data, however, recorded a sequential improvement from 15.8 per cent contraction seen in June, reflecting some resumption in industrial activity with the lifting of lockdown restrictions.

New govt employment in June falls over 60% from FY20 monthly average level

August 26, 2020 12:27 am

The central government had introduced the National Pension System (NPS) with effect from January 1, 2004 (except for armed forces) on a mandatory basis.