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NITI Aayog rubbishes report of unemployment in India at 45-year high, says its 'not verified'

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said that the govt didn't release the report. 

Jan 31, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

DNA: Only 2.2% girls from rural areas are graduated, 13% in urban, says NSSO

Only 2.2% from rural areas are graduated, 13% in Urban, Says National Sample Survey Organisation. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

May 07, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

1.75% rural families derive major income from livestock: NSSO

Less than 2 percent of the rural households earn major portion of their income from self employment in livestock farming, says a government survey

Mar 07, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

Literacy rate at 71% in rural India, 86 % in urban: Survey

 Literacy rate in rural areas was pegged at 71 per cent last year, compared to 86 per cent in urban areas, while among the age group of seven years and above, male literacy rate was found higher than the female literacy rate, according to NSSO survey released on Tuesday.

Jun 30, 2015, 22:56 PM IST

`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.

Jul 24, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Economic Survey 2013-14: India needs to unleash labour reforms to create jobs

India needs to unleash second generation labour reforms and capitalise on demographic advantage for creating new firms and jobs, a government document said Wednesday.

Jul 09, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

66 years post-Independence, 59.4 percent rural Indians have no latrines

At a time when the government talks about inclusive growth, more than 66 years after Independence almost 60 percent of people staying in rural India do not have access to latrine facilities, official data released here Tuesday showed.

Dec 24, 2013, 19:30 PM IST

Overall unemployment rate in cities, town comes down: Study

Unemployment rate among men rose sharply in Agra, Ludhiana and Meerut during the five year period ending 2009-10.

Oct 28, 2013, 22:31 PM IST

Economic disparity in India

"An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics", once said a great Greek historian Plutarch. Being a resource rich country, many parts of India still suffers from malnutrition, poverty and many other concerning problems, with the rich are getting richer and poor getting poorer.

Sep 23, 2013, 20:42 PM IST

40% of rural India lives on Rs 33 a day

Forty percent of rural India lives on Rs.33 a day, official data showed Wednesday, exposing the hollowness of the tall claims of economic reforms and inclusive growth.

Aug 01, 2012, 15:45 PM IST

60% of rural India lives on less than Rs 35 a day

About 60 percent of India's rural population lives on less than Rs 35 a day and nearly as many in cities live on Rs 66 a day, reveals a government survey on income and expenditure.

May 03, 2012, 16:26 PM IST