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BASIC ECONOMIC DATA

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation consists of two wings is the apex body in Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation consists of two wings is the apex body in the official statistical system of the country.

It is the authority that controls the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) and Subordinate Statistical Service (SSS). controls the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) and Subordinate Statistical Service (SSS).

It is also the Administrative Ministry for the Indian Statistical Institute , an autonomous registered scientific society of the Administrative Ministry for the Indian Statistical Institute, an autonomous registered scientific society of national importance.

The Ministry includes, inter-alia , the Central Statistical Office (CSO) and the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO). inter-alia, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) and the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO).

(CSO) and the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO). CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE The Central Statistical Office
(CSO) and the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO). CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE The Central Statistical Office
(CSO) and the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO). CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE The Central Statistical Office

CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE

Survey Organisation (NSSO). CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE The Central Statistical Office (CSO) located in Delhi with

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) located in Delhi with a wing at Kolkata, is responsible for formulation and maintenance of statistical standards, work pertaining to;

national accounts,

industrial statistics,

consumer price indices for urban non-manual employees,

conduct of economic census and surveys,

training in official statistics,

coordination of statistical activities undertaken within the country and

liaising with international agencies in statistical matters.

NATIONAL AND PER CAPITA INCOME

in statistical matters. NATIONAL AND PER CAPITA INCOME National Income is defined as the sum of
in statistical matters. NATIONAL AND PER CAPITA INCOME National Income is defined as the sum of

National Income is defined as the sum of incomes accruing to factors of production, supplied by normal residents of the country before deduction of direct taxes. It is identically equal to the net national product at Factor Cost.

NATIONAL SAMPLE SURVEY OFFICE

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The National Sample Survey (NSS) was set up in 1950 for conducting large scale sample surveys to meet the data needs set up in 1950 for conducting large scale sample surveys to meet the data needs of the country for the estimation of national income and other aggregates.

It was reorganized in 1970 by bringing together all aspects of survey work under a single was reorganized in 1970 by bringing together all aspects of survey work under a single agency known as the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) under the overall technical guidance of a Governing Council. It has four divisions viz.

of a Governing Council. It has four divisions viz. 1. Survey Design and Research Division (SDRD),

1. Survey Design and Research Division (SDRD), Kolkata.

2. Field Operations Division (FOD), New Delhi

3. Data Processing Division (DPD), Kolkata

4. Co-ordination and Publication Division (CPD), New Delhi

4. Co-ordination and Publication Division (CPD), New Delhi The subjects taken up under socio-economic surveys are

The subjects taken up under socio-economic surveys are— surveys on Consumer Expenditure, Employment-Unemployment, Social Consumption (Health, Education, etc.) Manufacturing surveys on Consumer Expenditure, Employment-Unemployment, Social Consumption (Health, Education, etc.) Manufacturing Enterprises and Service Sector Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector being covered once in five years, while subjects like Land and Livestock Holding, Debt and Investment are covered once in 10 years.

Holding, Debt and Investment are covered once in 10 years. Summary of the results of these

Summary of the results of these surveys are also published in Sarvekshana - a Bi-annual Technical Journal of the NSSO. Sarvekshana - a Bi-annual Technical Journal of the NSSO.

The NSSO undertakes the fieldwork of the Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) . Annual Survey of Industries (ASI).

The NSSO also provides technical guidance to States in the field of agricultural statistics for conducting crop estimation surveys technical guidance to States in the field of agricultural statistics for conducting crop estimation surveys and keeps a continuous watch on the quality of crop statistics through the Improvement of Crop Statistics Scheme.

The NSSO regularly collects rural price data on monthly basis from shops/ outlets in selected markets located in a rural price data on monthly basis from shops/ outlets in selected markets located in a sample of 603 villages for compilation of Consumer Price Index (Agricultural Labour/Rural Labour).

For urban area, price data is being collected from compilation of new series of Consumer Price Index (Urban) from 310 towns spread over all the States/UTs. Consumer Price Index (Urban) from 310 towns spread over all the States/UTs.

(Urban) from 310 towns spread over all the States/UTs. The NSSO conducts an Urban Frame Survey
(Urban) from 310 towns spread over all the States/UTs. The NSSO conducts an Urban Frame Survey

The NSSO conducts an Urban Frame Survey (UFS) for providing a sampling frame of first stage units in the urban sector for its surveys.

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PRICES

The current series of index numbers of wholesale prices (base 1993-94=100) was introduced from April 2000. wholesale prices (base 1993-94=100) was introduced from April 2000.

The series have 435 commodities with 1918 quotations. 435 commodities with 1918 quotations.

New Series of Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on base 2001 = 100 had been released w.e.f. January 2006 . 2001 = 100 had been released w.e.f. January 2006.

Since April, 2008, the Central Statistical Organization has discontinued the compilation of Centre-wise Consumer Price Index for urban non-manual Central Statistical Organization has discontinued the compilation of Centre-wise Consumer Price Index for urban non-manual employees.

Consumer Price Index for urban non-manual employees. ANNUAL SURVEY OF INDUSTRIES The Annual Survey of Industries
Consumer Price Index for urban non-manual employees. ANNUAL SURVEY OF INDUSTRIES The Annual Survey of Industries

ANNUAL SURVEY OF INDUSTRIES

for urban non-manual employees. ANNUAL SURVEY OF INDUSTRIES The Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) is the

The Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) is the principal source of industrial statistics in India. principal source of industrial statistics in India.

The survey is conducted annually under the statutory provisions of the Collection of Statistics Act, 1953. Collection of Statistics Act, 1953.

The ASI extends to the entire country except the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Sikkim and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep except the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Sikkim and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

ENERGY STATISTICS 2011

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) brings out an annual publication "Energy Statistics" incorporating data on reserves, installed capacity, potential for generation, production, consumption, import, export and wholesale price of different energy commodities as available from the concerned line Ministries of the Government of India.

the concerned line Ministries of the Government of India. The latest issue, ― Energy Statistics 2011”,

The latest issue, ―Energy Statistics 2011”, is the 18th issue in the series.

ECONOMIC CENSUS

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) undertook a countrywide Economic Census, for the first time in 1977. the first time in 1977.

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The second and third Economic Censuses were conducted in 1980 and 1990 along with house listing second and third Economic Censuses were conducted in 1980 and 1990 along with house listing operation of 1981 and 1991 Population Censuses respectively.

The fourth economic Census was conducted during 1998 in all States/UTs. fourth economic Census was conducted during 1998 in all States/UTs.

The Fifth Economic Census was conducted in the year 2005 in all the States/UTs again in Fifth Economic Census was conducted in the year 2005 in all the States/UTs again in collaboration with State/UT Directorates of Economics & Statistics.

The final results of Economic Census 2005 were released on 29th May, 2008. 29th May, 2008.

of Economic Census 2005 were released on 29th May, 2008. According to the results there were

According to the results there were 41.8 million establishments in the country employing 100.9 million persons. 41.8 million establishments in the country employing 100.9 million persons.

INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT MONITORING

100.9 million persons. INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT MONITORING ‘ The Infrastructure and Project Monitoring Division ’

The Infrastructure and Project Monitoring Division ’ (IPMD) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme The Infrastructure and Project Monitoring Division(IPMD) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors the performance of the country’s 11 key infrastructure sectors, namely, Power, Coal, Railways, Shipping and Ports, Telecommunications, Fertilizers, Cement, Petroleum & Roads and Civil Aviation.

It monitors the time & cost overruns in respect of Central Sector Projects costing Rs. 150 crore and above through the On-Line Computerized Monitoring System (OCMS). On-Line Computerized Monitoring System (OCMS).

TWENTY POINT PROGRAMME

The programme, initiated in the year 1975 was restructured in 1982, 1986 and in year 1975 was restructured in 1982, 1986 and in

2006.

The restructured programme, known as Twenty Point Programme (TPP) – 2006, became operational with effect from 1st April, 2007. 2006, became operational with effect from 1st April, 2007.

One of the 66 items viz. "Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY)" has since been merged with another item 66 items viz. "Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY)" has since been merged with another item namely "National Rural Employment Guarantee Act" with effect from 1st April, 2008, which has now been renamed as "Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act" (MGNREGA) w.e.f. 2nd October, 2009, therefore SGRY was dropped from the list of 66 items under TPP-2006.

w.e.f. 2nd October, 2009, therefore SGRY was dropped from the list of 66 items under TPP-2006.

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MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT LOCAL AREA DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (MPLADS)

MPLAD was launched by the Government of India on 23rd December, 1993 , to enable Members of Parliament to recommend works of developmental nature 23rd December, 1993, to enable Members of Parliament to recommend works of developmental nature with emphasis on the creation of durable community assets based on the locally felt needs to be taken up in their Constituencies/States.

Initially the MPLADS was under the control of the Ministry of Rural Development . Ministry of Rural Development.

under the control of the Ministry of Rural Development . The subject relating to the MPLADS
under the control of the Ministry of Rural Development . The subject relating to the MPLADS

The subject relating to the MPLADS was transferred to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme implementation in October, 1994 . transferred to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme implementation in October, 1994.

In 1993-94, when the Scheme was launched, an amount of 5 lakh per MP was allotted which was enhanced to 1 crore per annum from 5 lakh per MP was allotted which was enhanced to 1 crore per annum from 1994-95 per MP constituency.

to 1 crore per annum from 1994 -95 per MP constituency. This was further increased to

This was further increased to 2 crore from 1998-99 . 2 crore from 1998-99.

It is released in two equal instalments of 1 crore each by the Government of India directly to the two equal instalments of 1 crore each by the Government of India directly to the District Authorities for execution of the eligible works recommended by the MPs by following the established procedure of the concerned State Government.

The funds released under the scheme are non-lapsable i.e. the funds not released in a particular year will be carried forward for non-lapsable i.e. the funds not released in a particular year will be carried forward for making releases in the subsequent years subject to eligibility.

The Lok Sabha Members can recommend works in their respective constituencies. Lok Sabha Members can recommend works in their respective constituencies.

The elected members of Rajya Sabha can recommend works anywhere in the State from which they elected members of Rajya Sabha can recommend works anywhere in the State from which they are elected.

Nominated Members of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha can recommend works for implementation anywhere in of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha can recommend works for implementation anywhere in the country.

In order to undertake rehabilitation works in the areas affected by calamities in a State, Lok Sabha MPs from rehabilitation works in the areas affected by calamities in a State, Lok Sabha MPs from the non-affected areas of that State can recommend permissible works to the tune of up to 10 lakh per annum in those areas.

to the tune of up to 10 lakh per annum in those areas. In the event
to the tune of up to 10 lakh per annum in those areas. In the event

In the event of calamity of severe nature in any part of the country, an MP can recommend works up to a maximum of 50 lakh for the affected district.

An important initiative for physical monitoring of MPLADS works has also been taken by the Ministry. The task has physical monitoring of MPLADS works has also been taken by the Ministry. The task has been assigned to NABARD Consultancy Services (NABCONS).

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