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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BOOSTER : SALIENT FEATURES OF SIXTH ECONOMIC CENSUS
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Saturday, 13 December 2014 04:07


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE BOOSTER

SALIENT FEATURES OF SIXTH

ECONOMIC CENSUS

  • Covered all States and Union Territories of Indian Union
  • Fieldwork conducted during January, 2013 to April, 2014 in collaboration with State/UT Governments
  • Enumerated all establishments engaged in various agricultural and non-agricultural activities excluding crop production, plantation, public administration, defence and compulsory social security
  • Used Enumeration Blocks (EBs) of Population Census, 2011 as the primary geographical units for collection of data
  • About 7 lakh enumerators and 3 lakh supervisors deployed to collect information from the entire country comprising about 25 lakh Population Census EBs
  • About 20,000 training programmes, each with a participation of around 50 persons organized
  • Certain changes made in the main schedule of enquiry to guard against omission of home-based establishments or those operating from outside household without fixed structure
  • Data for handicraft/handloom establishments collected for the first time
  • A Standing Committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Statistician of India & Secretary, MoSPI looked into various aspects of work with technical support provided by a Working Group
  • State Level Coordination Committees under the chairmanship of Chief Secretaries and District Level Coordination Committees under the chairmanship of District Collectors constituted for smooth conduct of the Census
  • Overall coordination at all-India level and guidance provided by the Economic Statistics Division of CSO

 

 

 


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