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Government reports differ on living conditions of Indians!

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 20:11

Statistical information on basic living condition of Indians is in a state of confusion.

Manufacturing must take off to revive Indian economy

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 15:35

It has been more than 20 years since India witnessed economic liberalisation but the contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to the overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has remained stagnant at about 15 per cent.

Manufacturing must take off to revive Indian economy

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 23:43

It has been more than 20 years since India witnessed economic liberalisation but the contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to the overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has remained stagnant at about 15 per cent. This has led to a scenario of inadequate jobs as manufacturing has generated jobs at a snail’s pace of one-two million each year since the 1970s.

1.4 cr people joined workforce as on Jan 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 20:43

India added nearly 1.4 crore people to the workforce as on January 2012, up 3 percent from the same month in 2010, official data showed Thursday.

‘Poorest of poor survive on Rs 17 a day in villages’

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 17:57

Poorest of poor in the country survive on barely Rs 17 per day in villages and Rs 23 a day in cities, as per the latest data released by the National Sample Survey Office Thursday.

India has 50 lakh child labourers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 00:17

Fifty lakh children eke out a livelihood in the country, of whom 17.5 lakh are in Uttarakhand, according to NSSO.

PDS purchases up sharply between 2004-05 and 2009-10

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 22:18

There was sharp rise in purchase of cereals, sugar and kerosene from Public Distribution System (PDS) between 2004-05 and 2009-10, a government survey said.

Socio-economic survey in to start from July1: NSSO

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 13:17

National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) will begin the year-long socio-economic survey in Jammu and Kashmir from July 1 with Leh and Kargil districts being included in the survey for the first time.

Less than a third of ruralites have access to tap water

Last Updated: Monday, November 15, 2010, 17:42

A government survey on Monday revealed that only 30 per cent of rural population had access to safe drinking (tap) water in the country.