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P C Mohanan
India  /  Published 29.01.19

Exits from statistics panel over job report

Two independent members of the National Statistical Commission have resigned because of a reported disagreement with the Narendra Modi government over its failure to publish a report on employment tha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.05.19

Centre's data bungle: What researchers think

Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India’s official economic data, presenting whoever is elected as the next Prime Minister with an immediate...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.04.19

Government's revalidate signal on Mudra job data

A central government agency has been asked to “revalidate” data which estimated that only 1.12 crore additional jobs were created in three years under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, a scheme Pri...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Centre ties itself up in knots over employment

Niti Aayog vice-chairperson Rajiv Kumar, who was fielded by a red-faced Narendra Modi government to play down the controversy over a leaked jobs report that revealed that the unemployment rate in the ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.19

Statistician’s lament and relief

The statistician whose departure had confirmed that the Narendra Modi government did suffer from the fear of numbers is relieved that the worst-kept secret in the country is finally out although it te...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 05.02.19

Like it or not, data must be released: Mohanan

P.C. Mohanan grew up in a village without electricity, studied statistics at a public university and then spent more than three decades crunching numbers for the Indian government.But in the past week...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.04.19

Veil on job data spurs poser: How deep is the crisis?

The job crisis has deepened and become more commonplace during the last five years, according to officials familiar with employment data.Consider this: Demand for work under the national job scheme, M...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Credibility crisis for govt statistics

The resignations from the National Statistical Commission (NSC) would undermine the trust in official statistics, and data window-dressing is feared ahead of the elections, economists have said.“It ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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