Information on the situation of farmers in the country will be collected as part of the 70th round of the National Sample Survey, to be conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) from January 2013.

“The 70th round of National Sample Survey , starting from January 2013 that will continue for the entire year will study the situation of farmers, their indebtedness and landholding positions,” said TCA Anant, Chief Statistician of India and Secretary, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation at the inaugural ceremony of three day regional training camp (June 18-20) on NSS 69th round organized here.