Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

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Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, set up to strengthen the overall statistical system in India through the development of advanced concepts, collection and analysis of data from various sources and their publication for the purpose of assessment.

Infrastructure of Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation:


The infrastructure of Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation comprise of separate divisions like:

Field operations Division (FOD)- The FOD division is engaged in updating the Urban Frame Survey Blocks, data collection through various sources as Price collection surveys, Annual Survey of Industries, training NSSO employees, offering technical suggestion for up gradation of crop statistics and so on.

National Accounts Division (NAD)- The division provides data with regard to GDP at current prices GDP Implicit Price index, Production Index with regard to Index of Industrial Production and Consumer Price index and makes comparative analysis of the new data with the previous data.

Central Statistical Organization (CSO)- The organization performs significant operations like conduction of Economic Censuses, Compilation of Human Development Statistics, Consumer Price Indices for Urban Non-Manual Employees, Development of Statistics in the states and so on.

Computer Center- The center is involved in processing and preservation of data, and offers training on EDP, engages in the overall creation and maintenance of websites and keeps a record of the telephone numbers of the officials.

National Statistical Organization (NSC)- develops statistical concepts, classifications, and policies with regard to the statistical system, setting up of committees to aid the organization in technical issues, development of advanced methods for collection, analysis and publication of core statistics and so on.

Officials of Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation:


The Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation comprises of eminent officials who supervise the working of their individual departments for example, Mr. Vidya Prakash heads the C.P. D. NSSO section, Mr. Subhash Chandra is the joint director of the training department, Mr.S.K. Mittal functions as the assistant director of N.A.D, Mr. Subrata Dhar acts as the director of N.S.C. and so on.

Publications from Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation:


The Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation department has published statistical reports and articles on the various issues like poverty, national accounts, health, society, agriculture etc. The list of the reports and articles published includes Women Participation in Organized Factory Sector, Comparative study of Industrial Growth as measured by IIP and ASI, Improvement of State Area Estimate through Improvement of Crop Statistics Scheme, Calorie Based Poverty, Government Finance Statistics 2001-Migration path for India.

Services offered by Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation:


The department offers various services like working as the Cadre Controlling Authority and supervising the functioning of Indian Statistical Institute, allocating grants -in-aid for research groups and significant private organizations, preparation of environment statistics, supervising the working of Infrastructure sectors and taking care of the 20-point programme and so on.

Last Updated on 04 July 2011