How to restore credibility of Indian statistics1 min read 14 Jan 2020, 02:41 PM IST
The Indian statistical system must be revamped to ensure coherence in macroeconomic data, says a study
The credibility of India’s statistical system, and especially the methodology used to estimate GDP growth, has come under intense scrutiny in recent years. While it will be important to directly address the issues in growth calculations, there is also a larger need to restore the credibility of the Indian statistical system, according to a new Economic Political and Weekly study by R.B. Barman, the former chairman of the National Statistical Commission.
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