`NSSO asked to assess extent of drug abuse in Punjab, Manipur`

The government has asked National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) to carry out an advanced pilot survey in Punjab and Manipur to assess the extent of drug abuse, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Government reports differ on living conditions of Indians!

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

Socio-economic survey in to start from July1: NSSO

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

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