Survey of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Annual Report of Periodic Labour Force Supply

On June 3, the National Statistical Office launched the Annual Report of Periodic Labour Force Survey. Key Findings According to the survey, the worker population ratio increased to 35.3% as compared to 34.7% in 2017-18. The unemployment rate fell to 5.8% in the period July 2018 to June 2019 as compared to 6.1% in the ..

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RBI launches OBICUS

On April 16, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India launched OBICUS. This is the 49th round of survey by the apex bank for the period January to March. Highlights The Capacity Utilisation declined to 68.6% from 69.1%. What is OBICUS survey? OBICUS is Order Books, Inventories and Capacity Utilization Survey (OBICUS). The survey provides an ..

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COVID-19: “Sahyog” Mobile application launched by Survey of India

The Survey of India has launched a mobile application called “Sahyog” to collect information about COVID-19 specific data sets through community engagement. Highlights The application will help to increase response activities of the GoI towards the pandemic. The data collected through the Sahyog application will be used to enhance other applications such as “Arogya Setu” ..

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Unemployment Rate in India has increased to 23% due to Lock Down

The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) recently released a survey on the current unemployment situation in India. According to the survey, more than 20% of Indian Economy has lost their jobs since the lock down. Highlights The report said that the unemployment rate for the month of March is expected to be 8.7% as ..

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Madhya Pradesh to use drones for mapping villages

The state government of Madhya Pradesh recently announced that drones would be used in land surveys for mapping the villages. The Revenue department of Madhya Pradesh has signed agreement in this regard with the national mapping agency, Survey of India. The land survey work is being done manually or with the assistance of satellite images, ..

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