Statistics: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

29th June: National Statistics Day

Published: June 29, 2020

To popularize the use of Statistics in everyday life, every year 29th June is celebrated as the National Statistics Day. The day 29th June was chosen to acknowledge the invaluable contributions made by Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in establishing the National Statistical System. 29th June is the birth anniversary of Prof. P.C Mahalanobis. National Statistics ..

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June 29: National Statistics Day

Published: June 29, 2020

The Government of India has been celebrating National Statistics Day on June 29. This is to popularize statistics in every day life and create awareness among the public on how statistics help to frame policies. This year the GoI is celebrating Statistics Day under the theme Theme: SDG-3 and SDG-5 Significance of theme The SDG-3, ..

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“Indian National Super Model” launched by DST

Published: May 31, 2020

On May 31, 2020, the Department of Science and Technology operating under Ministry of Science and Technology launched the Indian National Super Model. The Model was launched to help monitor transmission of COVID-19 infection. Highlights The Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) and IISc (Indian Institute of Science) are to play crucial role ..

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Standing Committee on Economic Statistics Constituted

Published: December 29, 2019

On December 28, 2019, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation constituted standing committee on statistics. The objective of the committee is to improve data of the government. The committee will be headed by Chief Statistician Pronab Sen. Highlights The committee is set to meet on January 6, 2020. There are around 28 members forming ..

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MoSPI: Unemployment rates fall in second quarter

Published: November 24, 2019

The National Statistics Office working under Ministry of Statistcs and Programme Implementation released its Quarterly Bulletin on November 23, 2019. The report presented the unemployment status, Labor Force Participation Rate, The urban unemployment rate fell to the lowest in the last 4 quarters. It was 9.3% between January and March, 2019 (2nd Quarter, Q2). In ..

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