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Two government reports suggest that there is significant ambiguity about the number of women workers in the country.(HT File Photo)

Are we undercounting India’s women workers?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore and Abhishek Jha
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 08:27 AM IST
An HT analysis of per capita worker incomes and per capita incomes in China and India showed that India’s gap with China was much larger when it came to per capita incomes than per worker incomes.
The Survey bets on private investment to drive jobs, export and demand. This was the idea behind Make in India in the government’s first term too. Will it work this time?(REUTERS)
The Survey bets on private investment to drive jobs, export and demand. This was the idea behind Make in India in the government’s first term too. Will it work this time?(REUTERS)

Economic Survey: Road map and challenges for growth | Analysis

Hindustan Times | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 10:56 AM IST
For the NDA, economic headwinds have come at a time when its political traction is highest
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presented the data in the Lok Sabha in reply to a question posed by Trinamool Congress member Prasun Banerjee.(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presented the data in the Lok Sabha in reply to a question posed by Trinamool Congress member Prasun Banerjee.(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)

Unemployment rate among Christian men highest: Govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presented the data in the Lok Sabha in reply to a question posed by Trinamool Congress member Prasun Banerjee
The country’s unemployment rate was 6.1%, data from the country’s first periodic labour force survey (PLFS) for July 2017-June 2018 showed.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The country’s unemployment rate was 6.1%, data from the country’s first periodic labour force survey (PLFS) for July 2017-June 2018 showed.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Unemployment rate hit 6.1% in Jul ’17 to Jun ’18: Official data

New Delhi | By Zia Haq
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 05:40 AM IST
Chief statistician of India Pravin Srivastava said PLFS is based on a completely new methodology and statistical design, making it unfair, and also unscientific, to compare it with previous joblessness surveys.
In a move aimed at benefiting workers in India’s unorganised or informal sector, the interim budget announced the launch of a pension yojana ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ that can be availed by workers with monthly income upto Rs 15,000.(AP FILE PHOTO)
In a move aimed at benefiting workers in India’s unorganised or informal sector, the interim budget announced the launch of a pension yojana ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ that can be availed by workers with monthly income upto Rs 15,000.(AP FILE PHOTO)

Budget: Govt announces pension cushion for workers in informal sector

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 12:56 PM IST
In a move aimed at benefiting workers in India’s unorganised or informal sector, the interim budget announced the launch of a pension yojana ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ that can be availed by workers with monthly income upto Rs 15,000.
Acting chairman PC Mohanan and external member J Meenakshi both had terms lasting until June 20 next year, according to the website of the NSC.
Acting chairman PC Mohanan and external member J Meenakshi both had terms lasting until June 20 next year, according to the website of the NSC.

After exits from statistics body, govt clarifies on job report, GDP data

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 03:57 PM IST
The ministry of statistics and programme implementation said the members didn’t express any concerns in any of the meetings of the commission in the last few months.
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