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40% children in Punjab go to school on an empty stomach, says report
Sep 13, 2018 12:00
Absence of adequate breakfast over extended period affects behaviour and nutritional status, besides active learning capacity, says an agency report
Accelerated learning for out of the school children
Sep 08, 2018 16:09
Ensuring all children are in school is the first step towards ensuring quality of education. However, India is home to the largest number of out of school children in Asia and second highest in the world.
Scheduled Castes among worst sufferers of India’s job problem
Sep 07, 2018 10:45
Social discrimination and socioeconomic realities add to disadvantages faced by Scheduled Castes (SCs) in the labour market.
Did the Indian economy create nearly 13 million jobs in 2017?
Sep 05, 2018 12:54
While a final conclusion on employment growth should wait for 2017-18 NSSO data, rosy estimates based on selective assumptions do not inspire much confidence .
Mapping unpaid women’s work is India’s answer to jobs puzzle
Aug 07, 2018 13:00
About 700 million Indians, more than twice the population of the US, are not part of the workforce and their contribution at home is not recorded in the national income.
Do farmers need an alternative to MSPs?
Jul 26, 2018 09:35
Only 32.2% of paddy growers and 39.2% of wheat farmers were aware of minimum support price (MSP), as per 70th National Sample Survey for 2012–13.
Working on skill deficit key to boost farm economy
Jun 19, 2018 10:32
Unless the deficit is addressed, plans to improve incomes in the farm sector are unlikely to succeed
Caste determines how long a person lives, shows study
Apr 13, 2018 09:12
A study shows that caste plays a role in determining life span and perception of good health even after accounting for differences in nature of work.
Upscale societies generate twice the waste than working-class ones, reveals EDMC’s study
Mar 17, 2018 17:10
The study also found that the average garbage generated by every person in east Delhi has increased by around 20% in the last 14 years.
Self-employment is a problem rather than solution for India’s job challenge
Feb 08, 2018 12:20
Data shows providing quality employment rather than high unemployment is the biggest challenge in India’s labour market.
Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Bihar: 5 states have half of India’s slums
Oct 26, 2017 12:49
In 2008-09, Tamil Nadu had the highest share of India’s slums or 30%, the only state with a share in double digits.
Government to conduct ‘world’s largest sample survey’ for students
Aug 17, 2017 14:57
So far, during several rounds of the survey, a total of 4.45 lakh students have been tested for various learning outcomes
No water in 60% toilets puts question mark over Modi govt’s Swachh Bharat mission
May 14, 2017 13:06
The findings have put a question mark over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious target of declaring India open-defecation free by October 2019.
Why just job data? India must reform the entire data ecosystem
May 11, 2017 13:45
Independent quality control and timely audits of data that we are generating is need of the hour
India’s data collectors have a number problem as national survey office faces staff crunch
Mar 30, 2017 00:20
24% of positions vacant for the posts of junior and senior statistical officers at the National Sample Survey Office.