108 economists, social scientists concerned over political interference in data estimation
Updated : March 16, 2019 12:40 PM IST
Their joint statement comes in the backdrop of controversy over revision of gross domestic product (GDP) numbers and withholding employment data by the NSSO.
They said that for decades, India's statistical machinery enjoyed a high-level of reputation for the integrity of the data it produced on a range of economic and social parameters.
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