CSO must rethink informal sector estimates:Pronab Sen

Former Chief Statistician of India has said that Central Statistics Office (CSO) needs to rethink how it estimates the growth of the informal sector as the current method is no longer accurate. The current method uses the corporate sector data to estimate the activity in the non-corporate sector. However,this works only as long as the… Continue reading CSO must rethink informal sector estimates:Pronab Sen

Pension for informal workers

The government, in the interim budget, 2019, has announced Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan, a pension scheme for workers in the unorganised sector whose income is up to Rs 15,000 per month. Under the scheme, an assured monthly pension of Rs. 3000 rupees per month will be provided to workers in the unorganised sector after 60… Continue reading Pension for informal workers