Directorate of Economics & Statistics

Important Functions

  • To collect, compile and process the statistical data and disseminate in the form of important statistical publications pertaining to the economy of the State.
  • To conduct socio-economic studies, surveys and census related to various socio-economic aspects vital to the development in the State.
  • To compile and prepare estimates of State Domestic Product and related aggregates
  • To assist the State Government in the formulation of economic policies by furnishing technical note on current economic situation in the State.
  • To participate on matching sample basis, in the yearly survey rounds of National Sample Survey Organization.
  • To co-ordinate the statistical activities of various State Government departments with a view to suggest improvements in the existing methods of data collection.
  • To provide statistical information to various Government Departments, offices, committees, working groups, commissions set-up by the government and the research institutions.
  • To organize regular training programmers for various statistical personnel working at different levels.
  • To undertake or assist in undertaking special and ad-hoc studies or surveys as desired by the State Government and the Government of India.
  • To provide technical guidance to District Statistical Officers, is coordinating statistical activities at district level with reference to statistical activities, various census and surveys.

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