March 30, 2019 9:07 am
The true meaning of being a worker is shifting — towards stable, productive, remunerative employment. This must be captured in collection of labour data, and while interpreting and analysing it for policy-making
March 21, 2019 2:36 pm
The share of rural households with major income from casual labour in agriculture decreased by 10 percentage points since 2011-12. That works out to a drop of 15 million families (from 36 million to 21 million) dependent on casual farm work (see chart).
March 02, 2019 1:00 am
Indian statistical system can withstand political pressures. Legislation and public scrutiny can strengthen it further.
February 12, 2019 5:58 pm
What is essential here, however, is that the unemployment dilemma, while worrying, is but a symptom of the larger failures in state policies that revolve around skilling and education.
February 01, 2019 7:10 am
Lack of good quality jobs and a large informal sector is adding to our economic woes, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said.
December 22, 2014 11:51 am
Net receipts from cultivation and rearing of animals accounted for just 59.8 % of the avg Indian farming family’s monthly income.
October 27, 2013 3:17 am
The findings have been released by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO).
June 28, 2012 10:06 pm
The workers engaged in services sector are better paid than their counterparts.
June 24, 2011 7:12 pm
However,females receive less remuneration than their male counterparts,says NSSO survey.
June 24, 2010 3:34 am
This year,the National Sample Survey Office will trace the occupation pattern in villages and urban pockets across Gujarat.