Central Statistics Office (CSO) Current Affairs - 2020

Core sector Growth of India hit due to Lock Down

The core sectors of India include crude oil, steel, natural gas, refinery product, cement, fertilizer, electricity and coal. According to the figures released by the Ministry of Commerce recently, the production of core industries of India shrank in March, 2020 due to lock down. Highlights The output of the core industries has reduced by 6.5% Read More…

Standing Committee on Economic Statistics Constituted

On December 28, 2019, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation constituted standing committee on statistics. The objective of the committee is to improve data of the government. The committee will be headed by Chief Statistician Pronab Sen. Highlights The committee is set to meet on January 6, 2020. There are around 28 members forming Read More…

Government proposes NSSO and CSO merger

The outgoing NDA government in one of its last decisions has decided to merge the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) with the Central Statistics Office (CSO) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI). Key Highlights About: The Government order has cleared restructuring of statistical system by proposing NSSO, CSO merger and formation of Read More…