Don’t suppress data, global economists tell govt.

‘Any statistics that doubt Centre’s achievements seem to get revised or stifled’

“Lately, the Indian statistics and the institutions associated with it have however come under a cloud for being influenced and indeed, even controlled by political considerations.”

A group of 108 economists and social scientists working around the world, have issued an appeal to convince the Indian government to stop suppressing uncomfortable data, restore access to public statistics and re-establish the independence and integrity of institutions.

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