Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched seventh Economic Census (7th EC) being conducted by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) in 2019 to provide disaggregated information on various operational and structural aspects of all economic establishments in the country.
The Economic Census provides valuable insights into geographical spread, clusters of economic activities, ownership pattern, persons engaged etc. of the establishments with or without fixed premises engaged in economic activity.
For the conduct of 7th EC, MoSPI has partnered with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited Ministry of Economics and Information Technology as the implementing agency.
The enumerators and supervisors engaged by CSC have been trained to collect data on mobile application developed for data capture, validation, report generation and dissemination.
Secretary Finance, Economics, Statistics and Planning Akshay Sood, Deputy Director General National Statistics Office (Field Operations Division) H.P. Region and Economic Advisor Vinod Rana were also present on the occasion.