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National Seminar Cum Workshop on Statistics and SDGs
A two days’ National Seminar Cum Workshop on “Statistics and Sustainable Development Goals” was inaugurated by Chief Statistician of India and Secretary, Ministry of Statistics.
He told that for the first time, in 7th Economic Census, an IT based digital platform for data capture, validation, report generation and dissemination is being used.
7th Economic Census
- Economic Census is the complete count of all establishments located within the geographical boundary of India.
- It provides valuable insight into geographical spread of economic activities, ownership patterns, persons engaged etc. of all economic establishments in the country.
- The Seventh Economic Census will be held in 2019 after a gap of five years.
- The upcoming economic census will identify villages with no economic activity, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has said.
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