Panel discussion on: What Ails India's Statistical System

Panel discussion on: What Ails India's Statistical System
Thursday, 12 March 2020 Add to Calendar 2020-03-12 16:00:00 2020-03-12 17:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Panel discussion on: What Ails India's Statistical System The Centre for Policy Research invites you to a panel discussion on What Ails India's Statistical System Discussants: Somesh Jha, Special Correspondent, Business Standard Rukmini S, Data Journalist Pramit Bhattacharya, Data Editor, Mint Moderator: Rahul Verma, Fellow, CPR About the Discussion: India’s statistical system enjoyed a formidable reputation among scholars across the world. This story has changed dramatically in the last decade: from its enviable position, India’s statistical integrity has fallen drastically, leading to a brewing credibility crisis. The government is now in crisis-management mode, with urgent plans to reinvigorate the National Statistical Commission already underway. This presents us with an opportune moment for trying to comprehend the convoluted systemic underbelly of centrally presented data in the country. This panel will discuss recent trends on the subject and share perceptive insights into what ails India's statistical system. This event is a part of the new State Capacity Initiative at CPR Please RSVP at president.cpr@cprindia.org. The seating at the venue can accommodate up to 60 people on a first come first serve basis. Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research, Dharam Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021
Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research, Dharam Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021

The Centre for Policy Research invites you to a panel discussion on

What Ails India's Statistical System

Discussants:

  • Somesh Jha, Special Correspondent, Business Standard
  • Rukmini S, Data Journalist
  • Pramit Bhattacharya, Data Editor, Mint

Moderator:

  • Rahul Verma, Fellow, CPR

About the Discussion:

India’s statistical system enjoyed a formidable reputation among scholars across the world. This story has changed dramatically in the last decade: from its enviable position, India’s statistical integrity has fallen drastically, leading to a brewing credibility crisis. The government is now in crisis-management mode, with urgent plans to reinvigorate the National Statistical Commission already underway. This presents us with an opportune moment for trying to comprehend the convoluted systemic underbelly of centrally presented data in the country.

This panel will discuss recent trends on the subject and share perceptive insights into what ails India's statistical system.

This event is a part of the new State Capacity Initiative at CPR

Please RSVP at president.cpr@cprindia.orgThe seating at the venue can accommodate up to 60 people on a first come first serve basis.