NSSO Current Affairs, GK & News

Government to scrap NSO’s consumer expenditure survey

The ministry of statistics and programme implementation (MOSPI) has decided  has decided to scrap the National Statistical Officer’s (NSO’s) consumer expenditure survey conducted in 2017-18 because of “data quality” issue.  The survey shows significant divergence in consumption pattern and with administrative data sources. This is the first time the government has scrapped an NSO survey ..

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NSO to be headed by Chief Statistician

The newly created National Statistical Organisation (NSO) will be headed by Chief Statistician of India (CSI) cum Secretary (Statistics and Programme Implementation). Why the Confusion? The central government order which cleared the merger of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and Central Statistics Office (CSO) to create the NSO had only mentioned Secretary (Statistics and Programme ..

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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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Government Sets Up Task Force for Reliable Employment Data

The government has set up a task force headed by NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya to come up with a methodology to generate timely and reliable employment data. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself has initiated the process and has asked the task force to submit its recommendations at the earliest. The other members of the task force ..

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