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twitter. “One of my favourite songs in the album. Baahubali 2 trailer will be released on the internet between 5 pm and 6 pm on the same day (March 16). We had earlier reported that the makers were planning a grand event to unveil the promo video in Mumbai. Ours is a politics of alternatives. We decided not to contest in Himachal Pradesh or in Gujarat,a conceptual (and ideological) error? But Suresh Tendulkar was a very careful economist He might not have made the same assumption of ideological error The Tendulkar committee moved from a calorie-based poverty line to a food expenditure-based line But he was also happy with the earlier urban poverty ratio of 257 per cent for 1973-74established by the 1977 task force (which I headed) and periodically adjusted for inflation In factTendulkar laid down that this estimate should set the national poverty line the expenditure required to meet its calorific goal should be the poverty line for both rural and urban areas The exercise was fascinatingboth for policy and in theory The 1977 task force cast its shadow on the more recent exercisepossibly because Tendulkar had been one of its members Bhalla needs to carefully peruse the Tendulkar Report before castigating Saxena But Bhallas well-researched piece on poverty in India and China makes some accurate observations An important point he makes is thatin Indiathere is a big difference between private consumption as estimated by the National Sample Survey (NSS) and as reflected in national accounts data The latter is derived from the production or commodity flow sideadjusted for stocksgovernment purchasesnet imports and the use of commodities by industry Moni Mukherjeefrom the Indian Statistical Institutesaid many decades ago that there are two estimates Unfortunatelythere is no way of saying which is better Neither of the two has enough information to work out errorsnever mind compare them Of coursethis does not stop some brave souls from championing one estimate or the otherdepending on whether they are advising the treasury benches or sitting in the opposition But Bhalla is above such chicanery He works out that the difference between the two estimates has increased in recent yearsa point he had also made almost a decade ago The problemas Bhalla points outarises when you make comparisons between countries He shows that from 1999 to 2011the NSS sets annual consumption growth in India at 28 per cent But from the commodity flow sidewe get an estimate of 48 per cent annually from the national accounts That is a large difference In ChinaBhalla observesit was the other way around the growth rate from the budget surveybased on which poverty is measuredwas higher than the rate derived from commodity flow The former was 67 per cent and the latter 73 per cent Bhalla argues that if this is correctedpoverty and inequality reduction in India would compares favourably with China I have an interesting personal experience on the use of surveys for policy figures in China In 1982I was deputy leader of the first Indian delegation to China after a long period of frosty relations The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) had been established only a few years earlier and scholars were being very careful But when I went back in the last decadeheading a Rajiv Gandhi Foundation delegationI was impressed by the frank discussion of problems and the expression of alternative views Jianjin Liu of the Institute of Rural Development Research of CASS was an acknowledged expert on Chinas non-farm economy andlike his Indian counterpartsa sceptic of the statistics of achievement offered up by ministries He worked patiently on the agricultural censusestablishing that Chinas non-farm employmentwhich had been lower than 20 per cent two decades earlierstood at 255 per cent in 2001 and at 275 per cent in 2002figures much lower than official achievement statistics would suggest Some years laterI was horrified to read in the papers that he had been imprisoned for 20 years on undisclosed charges of espionage Fortunatelymore recent reports suggest that criticism is less unacceptable now And as Bhalla assertsonly the foolhardy would uncritically accept official statistics The writer is chancellorCentral University of Gujarat [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsAugust 3), the Danish government would argue that the problem is one of semantics, download Indian Express App More Top News

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