ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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National Statistical Commission: An Overview of the Recommendations

The loss of credibility of official statistics, especially in the 1990s, prompted the appointment of the National Statistical Commission with wide-ranging terms of reference. After analysing the deficiencies of the Indian statistical system in terms of its administrative and technical requirements, the commission has made several recommendations to revamp the statistical system. This article presents the approach taken by the commission and some of the salient recommendations.


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