Current Affairs - November, 2019

NSO Survey on Household Health Expenditure

The National Statistical Office on November 23, 2019 released its survey on Household Social Consumption related to health. The survey was conducted between July 2017 and June 2018. It was a part of the 75th round of National Sample Survey. The main objective of the survey was to collect data on expenditure on medicines, expenditure Read More…

Manipur Sangai Festival 2019 being organised in Imphal

The 2019 edition of Manipur Sangai Festival is being organised from 24-30 November in Imphal. Every year in November, Gateway of North-East region, Manipur celebrates the ‘Sangai Festival’, which was named after the State animal, Sangai, the brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur. About Manipur Sangai Festival It is one of the largest Government-sponsored tourism Read More…

NSS releases report on disability

The National Statistical Office conducted survey of Persons with disabilities in the country between the period July 2018 and December 2018. The main objective of the survey is to estimate indicators of incidence and prevalence of disability, facilities available to persons with disability, age at onset of disability, arrangement of regular care giver, difficulties faced Read More…

NSO report: Rural India yet to become Open Defecation Free

The NSO under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation conducted survey on drinking water, hygiene, sanitation and housing condition between the period July 2018 and December 2018. According to the survey one fourth of the households had no access to toilets. The main objective of this survey was to gather information about sanitation along with Read More…

MoSPI: Unemployment rates fall in second quarter

The National Statistics Office working under Ministry of Statistcs and Programme Implementation released its Quarterly Bulletin on November 23, 2019. The report presented the unemployment status, Labor Force Participation Rate, The urban unemployment rate fell to the lowest in the last 4 quarters. It was 9.3% between January and March, 2019 (2nd Quarter, Q2). In Read More…