National Statistical Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

Why the Merger of NSSO and CSO is a cause of Concern?

The decision of the government to merge the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) into and under the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has raised many concerns. How NSSO Worked? Every year various departments of government send National Statistical Commission (NSC) a list of subjects that they would like to be investigated by the NSSO. NSC discusses ..

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Merger of NSSO and CSO

The government has decided to merge the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) with the Central Statistics Office (CSO) to create the National Statistical Office (NSO) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. National Statistical Office NSO would be headed by Secretary level officer in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. The statistics wing ..

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National Statistical Commission

National Statistical Commission was established in 2005 based on the recommendations of the Rangarajan Commission. The commission was established through an executive order and it works under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. The Rangarajan Commission recommended the establishment of a permanent National Commission on Statistics to serve as a nodal and empowered body ..

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Pravin Srivastava appointed as Chief Statistician of India (CSI)

Pravin Srivastava, the 1983-batch Indian Statistical Service officer, has been appointed as new Chief Statistician of India (CSI). This appointment comes into effect from the date of his assuming charge of the post till the date of his superannuation (August 31, 2020) or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He has worked in the ministries ..

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Radha Binod Barman took over as Chairperson of National Statistical Commission

Renowned statistician Dr Radha Binod Barman took over as the part-time Chairperson in the National Statistical Commission (NSC). Besides, Professor Rahul Mukherjee, Professor S. Mahendra Dev, Dr Rajiv Mehta and Dr Manoj Panda also took over as other part-time members of the commission. About National Statistical Commission The Commission is an advisory body on all ..

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