LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1246 TO BE ANSWERED ON WEDNESDAY, THE 25THJULY, 2018
1246. SHRIMATI POONAM MAHAJAN:
Will the Minister of STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government is planning to launch the National Business Register Platform (NBRP) to facilitate creation of a repository of information on economic activity from the formal and informal sectors on various socio-economic parameters including employment;
(b) if so, the salient features thereof and the timeframe by which NBRP will be launched; and
(c) whether the Government will collate the data from various registration authorities to create NBRP and if so, the details thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS (SHRI VIJAY GOEL)
(a) to (c): Yes Madam. The Government has decided to establish a Data Warehouse to integrate data from various official sources. Business Register is a component of it which will provide, at one place, registration data available with concerned authorities at the central and state level. The Data Warehouse has been included as an activity for initiation during the period 2017-20 in the Memorandum for the Expenditure Finance Committee of the Ministry