(The Gist of PIB) Labour Bureau launches two of the five all-India surveys
(THE GIST OF PIB) Labour Bureau launches two of the five all-India surveys
Labour Bureau launches two of the five all-India surveys
First surveys to be launched are the All-India Survey of Migrant Workers and All-India Quarterly Establishment based Employment Survey (AQEES).
These surveys have been developed and designed by the Labour Bureau to plug-in the data gap on various aspects of labour and employment and will aid evidence-based policy making processes.
It will be path breaking in their “Paperless” data collection and use of latest technology is likely to reduce the survey completion time by at least 30 – 40%.
Labour Bureau under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, is responsible for the collation, collection and publication of statistics and related information on wages, earnings, productivity, absenteeism, labour turn-over, industrial relations etc.
It also releases Consumer Price Index Numbers (CPI) for Industrial Workers, Rural Labourers and Agricultural Labourers.