Articles about National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)

Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

15 Nov 2019

India
Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

Narendra Modi-led government has decided not to release the official findings of Consumer Survey for the financial year 2017-18, due to "data quality issues."

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad withdraws 'no economic slowdown' comment

13 Oct 2019

India
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad withdraws 'no economic slowdown' comment

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his controversial statements from the day before wherein he cited the box office performance of three films as proof that India's economy is stable.

Fighting loneliness: How this app helps senior citizens 'order' grandkids

26 Feb 2019

Florida
Fighting loneliness: How this app helps senior citizens 'order' grandkids

The impact of loneliness, which occur due to different factors, is believed to be similar to that of smoking 10 cigarettes a day.

TN: Hundreds of engineers, MBAs apply for 14 sweeping jobs

06 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi
TN: Hundreds of engineers, MBAs apply for 14 sweeping jobs

In what can only be called a travesty, people with professional degrees are competing to bag jobs as sweepers and sanitary workers in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat.

Government to assess plight of farmers under National Sample Survey'19

05 Feb 2019

India
Government to assess plight of farmers under National Sample Survey'19

To assess the plight of farmers, the government will conduct a pan-India survey to ascertain their income and indebtedness among other issues for the current crop year (July-June).

NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

31 Jan 2019

India
NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

Following reports that India's unemployment rate had hit a 45-year high, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, on Thursday, clarified that the data was "not verified" and was still being processed.

Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows

31 Jan 2019

India
Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows

During 2017-18, India's unemployment rate touched a 45-year high of 6.1%, a previously unreleased National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report has revealed.

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

23 Sep 2018

India
#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

The flagship Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is being inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand.

NSSO findings: Jobs in the unorganized sector are drying up

23 Jul 2017

India
NSSO findings: Jobs in the unorganized sector are drying up

According to findings of a 2015-2016 NSSO survey, employment in India's unorganized sector is stagnating despite rising incomes.

Karnataka: How Solar Power is improving healthcare delivery

02 Jun 2017

India
Karnataka: How Solar Power is improving healthcare delivery

Over 28,000 Primary Health Centers (PHCs) serve as the backbone of rural India's public healthcare.