Opinion | Is the NSO’s consumption data for 2017-18 beyond salvation?4 min read 28 Nov 2019, 11:14 PM IST
Big inconsistencies in NSO’s Consumer Expenditure Survey suggest it’s beyond redemption but its data must still be released
Some results of the Consumer Expenditure Survey (2017-18), CES1718, were leaked in a newspaper report. Soon after, a press release issued by the government stated that the draft report based on CES1718 was not considered to be of acceptable quality and would not be part of an official release. No sooner than you can say “censored", media was abuzz with dire forecasts of the end of freedom as we know it.
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