Dimapur, August 26: The 7th Economic Census 2019 under the aegis of the Ministry of Statistics and in collaboration with CSC e-Governance Service India Limited was launched today at the Nagaland Civil Secretariat Kohima by Principal Secretary, IT & C and Power, KD Vizo.
Vizo said the economic census 2019 is the census of Indian economy through counting of all entrepreneurial units in the country involved in any economic activity. All household establishments engaged in non-agricultural economic activities including construction, except public administration, defence and compulsory social security are proposed to be covered in the 7th economic census.
He said that the common service centre (CSC) in partnership with Ministry of Statistics and programme implementation (MoSPI) has been tasked with the responsibility of data collection and related activities of implementing the census. The MoSPI will use IT based mobile application for data collection verification and supervision and CSC will be an active partner in this endeavour.
Vizo said the data collected would be useful for every section of the society in future and requested the general citizens to give full cooperation while conducting the 7th economic census.
Simultaneous launching programme were also held in other seven districts namely Phek, Wokha, Zunheboto, Kiphire, Longleng, Mon and Tuensang with the concern Deputy Commissioners while the remaining three districts – Dimapur, Mokokchung and Peren will commence in the first week of September 2019.
The CSC has engaged 1252 enumerates and 305 supervisors (total of 1557 manpower) who have undergone training for deployment on the field as enumerators and supervisors for the 7th Economic Census which will be covering 2264 enumeration areas (1481 rural and 783 urban areas).
(Page News Service)