Inviting the comments/suggestions/modification on initial Draft National Indicator Framework for Sustainable Development Goals as prepared Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) based on the inputs received from Ministries/Departments.

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has been bringing out the publication “Women and Men in India” on a regular basis since 1995. The publication focuses on portraying gender inequality, gender bias and gender discrimination through crucial statistical indicators of socio-economic relevance. The Eighteenth Edition of the publication “Women and Men in India” provides sex-disaggregated data at State and Central level for various social indicators. The publication includes important indicators as derived from published official data of different Ministries/Department/Organisations.

The Sixth EC proposes to provide up to date information on number of establishments and number of persons employed therein, activity wise, of all the sectors (excluding crop production, plantation, public administration, defence and compulsory social security) of the country including their distribution at all-India, State, district, and at vill

This Compendium of Environment Statistics 2015 published by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation is the sixteenth edition of its series and covers five core parameters - biodiversity, atmosphere, land/soil, water and human settlements.

The Statistical Year Book 2016 provides both time series and cross sectional data covering various sectors. It includes all India time series data for over a decade and State level time series data for recent years. Further, to contextualize the performance of various sectors in India, chapter wise commentary has been suitably modified to include global and domestic environment, Government policies and interventions that shape up various sectors, international comparisons, historical trends etc besides current performance.

This publication consists of three distinct parts viz causal factors behind climate change; impact factors of climate change; and mitigation and adaptation. The publication is expected to serve the needs of Environment planners and policy makers as well as other government and non-government organizations and research institutions working in the field. The data given in the publication is based on the information provided by the Union Government Ministries/Departments/organizations from published records and websites of various agencies.

Government has been taking a number of initiatives to achieve gender equity in the social sectors like health, education, etc. and to achieve gender parity on social, economic and political arena. Providing equal space for everyone is the policy of the Government of India since its independence, and this is achievable only with change in mind-set of the common country men. To sensitize this aspect, reliable statistics have a major role to play.

The SAARC Development Goals consisting of 22 goals & 67 indicators representing the status of social development in the country.The present report gives the statistical appraisal of the achievements made on the SAARC Development Goals in India.

This publication titled “Energy Statistics” is brought out every year by Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the present one is the 22nd in the series. The latest data on reserves, installed capacity, potential for generation, production, consumption, import, export and wholesale price of different energy commodities are included in the publication. The publication also includes analytical indicators viz. Growth Rates, Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) & Percentage Distributions, in relevant tables to increase the utility of the publication.

This 22nd edition of the Energy Statistics released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) consists of latest data on reserves, installed capacity, potential for generation, production, consumption, import, export and wholesale price of different energy commodities.