In the present endeavour, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has brought out a statistical publication namely, ‘Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) in India- A Statistical Profile: 2021’, based on the findings of recent National Sample Survey of Persons with Disabilities and Census of India 2011.

Gender equality has been increasingly recognized as being essential to the process of sustainable development and the formulation of effective national development policies and programmes.

Environment statistics enumerate various aspects of the environment and human interactions with it.

The Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation has initiated the work of compilation of environmental accounting under the “Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services” Project.

Agriculture and allied sectors (i.e. crops, livestock, forestry and logging, fishing and aquaculture) play a vital role in Indian economy. It contributes around 18% of the country's Gross Value Added at basic prices and employs nearly half of the workforce.

NSO India with the support of the IMG and the technical guidance provided under the EU-funded project, in 2018, released “EnviStats India 2018 – A Supplement on Environment Accounts”.

Time Use Survey (TUS) provides a framework for measuring time dispositions by the population on different activities. It is an important source of information about the activities that are performed by the population and the time duration for which such activities are performed.

India is committed to implementing the SDGs based on the nationally defined indicators responding to national priorities and needs.

This publication, 27thin the series, is an annual publication of NSO and is a continued effort to provide a comprehensive picture of Energy Sector in India. Energy Statistics is an integrated and updated database of reserves, installed capacity, production, consumption, import, export and whole sale prices of different sources viz. coal, crude oil, natural gas and electricity.

The scope of environment statistics covers biophysical aspects of the environment and those aspects of the socio-economic system that directly influence and interact with the environment, and consequently, it is not easy to draw a clear line dividing the environment, social and economic statistics.