Mar 03, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Chaudhary said a number of schemes have been launched towards fulfilling this goal, and budget allocation for the sector has also been increased substantially for the next fiscal.
- Jan 30, 2020 09:49 AM IST
The Budget proposals should aim at supporting private investments and government’s own capex spend -- both through on- and off-budget financing
- Jun 06, 2019 07:02 PM IST
Excluded sectors include crop production, plantation, defence, public administration and compulsory social security services.
- May 26, 2019 10:30 AM IST
The order did not speak anything about the National Statistical Commission (NSC), which was overseeing statistical works in India.
- May 10, 2019 07:07 PM IST
The statement comes after doubts were raised by the NSSO over the veracity of the MCA-21 database used in GDP calculations.
- May 09, 2019 03:28 PM IST
An NSSO survey has found many companies as untraceable, triggering a debate whether India has been overestimating its GDP levels and growth
- May 09, 2019 07:38 AM IST
The report casts serious doubt about the credibility of a database used to compute GDP
- May 08, 2019 10:33 PM IST
The technical report of the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) has generated controversy following its observation that as much as 36 per cent units forming part of MCA-21 database, used in computing GDP, could not be either identifiable or traceable in the field.
- May 08, 2019 07:48 PM IST
A study conducted by the National Sample Survey Office for a period of 12 months in 2017 concluded that a third of the firms in the MCA-21 database used to calculate GDP were dodgy.
- Feb 28, 2019 01:50 PM IST
Workers in Indian cities worked for 53-54 hours and those in villages worked 46-47 hours in a week during the July-June 2018 period.
- Feb 06, 2019 12:39 PM IST
The aim of the survey is to provide a comprehensive assessment of agricultural households in the country, including their income, expenditure and indebtedness
- Feb 05, 2019 03:53 PM IST
The last such survey was conducted for the reference year 2012-13.
- Jan 31, 2019 07:12 PM IST
The NSSO has released data that suggests that unemployment in India stood at 6.1 percent in 2017-18, the highest in 45 years
- Jan 31, 2019 04:46 PM IST
The BJP tweeted that Gandhi had inherited shortsightedness of Mussolini, the Italian dictator.
- Jan 31, 2019 07:57 AM IST
The NSSO job report was previously planned to be released in December 2018.
- Feb 09, 2017 05:10 PM IST
Opposition in Rajya Sabha today tore into the government for presenting a "disappointing" budget, with Congress leader P Chidambaram terming note ban as the "most terrible" decision and alleging that graft and black money have continued to thrive and large sections adversely affected.
- May 11, 2016 09:24 PM IST
"The estimated unemployed persons on usual status basis during 2009-10 and 2011-12 was 0.95 crore and 1.06 crore, respectively," Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya told the Rajya Sabha
- May 06, 2016 04:48 PM IST
Beneficiaries enrolled under RSBY are entitled for health insurance coverage of Rs 30,000 per annum to families (a unit of five) on floater basis in government empaneled hospitals (includes both private and public), he said.
- Feb 25, 2016 05:08 PM IST
Worldwide, people can do Ph.D and higher studies in skills like plumbing and welding," Skills Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy said in Rajya Sabha.
- May 18, 2015 12:38 PM IST
Arvind Panagariya is on the right track â€“ a revolutionary one. To make his new poverty definition work, the government must also move its resources and income support to the regions that are home to most of India‘s poor.
- Mar 27, 2015 06:18 PM IST
Farmers can avail crop loans up to Rs 3 lakh at 7 percent interest rate. However, the effective rate of interest for farmers who repay on time is 4 percent.
- Mar 13, 2015 05:00 PM IST
Speaking at the Round-table on Financing of Innovations, he said that the high growth which India has envisaged is possible only with productivity improvements across all sectors of the economy.
- Sep 11, 2014 07:02 PM IST
CRISIL Research believes that, the time is ripe for that one big, concerted push towards a pro-jobs policy that, along with other reforms, will ease labour-market rigidities, help build world-class physical infrastructure, and mitigate power shortages.
- Sep 26, 2013 03:42 PM IST
The Report of the Dr Raghuram Rajan Committee for Evolving a Composite Development Index of States has been submitted to the Union Finance Minister Shri PChidambaram.
- Jun 27, 2013 11:35 AM IST
Unfortunately, under trade union pressure, the government is planning one more piece of legislation to ensure that jobs don't grow: it is preparing to legislate a National Minimum Wage - which will ensure that even states with competitive wage rates will now become more employment-resistant.