JNU professor CP Chandrasekhar withdraws from Standing Committee on Statistics citing situation in university
The committee was constituted last month to improve the quality of data amid criticism of the government over political interferences and is scheduled to meet on 7 January, 2020
Govt committed to maintain credibility of statistical organisations; NSSO employment data to be released by month-end: Official
The senior government official's comments come against the backdrop of as many as 108 economists and social scientists alleged "political interference" in statistical data
Economists' warning signal: To regain India's data credibility, govt should withdraw faulty GDP back series, release NSSO job numbers
The Mundle series showed that the GDP growth had actually touched the double-digit mark, India has been desperately hoping for, in 2006-07.