Data anomaly in mining statistics of India

Molly Chattopadhyay, Anupam Lahiri
  • Statistical Journal of the IAOS, May 2017, IOS Press
  • DOI: 10.3233/sji-160281

What is it about?

This paper deals with variations in official mining statistics.

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MOLLY CHATTOPADHYAY

Given the perspective that in the last two decades, mining has witnessed a phenomenal growth, this paper is of first kind to detect data anomaly in mining statistics in India. A difference by 125% regarding number of miners in India between National Sample Survey Organisation, Director General of Mines Safety and Indian Bureau of Mines is related to the methods adopted for collecting data.

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