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GUWAHATI, June 24 - A training programme was held in the city from June 19 to 22 regarding the 76th round of the National Sample Survey (NSS), which will be conducted by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) under the Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

The nationwide Socio Economic Survey is going to be conducted from July 1 to December 31. Survey of persons with disability will get the main focus this time in the 76th round of the National Sample Survey.

In this connection, a two-day regional training conference was held here on June 19-20, followed by field training and administration discussion on June 21-22 for imparting training on concepts, definitions and procedure for collecting information on different subjects.

Senior level officers from the Ministry, NSSO, Field Operation Division and the Directorate of Economics and Statistics of the Assam Government took part in the training programme.

This round of the survey will include collection of data on drinking water, sanitation, hygiene and housing condition, said H Singh, Additional Director General and Observer (North East Zone) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

Participating in the event, A Choudhury, Director of Survey Design and Research Division (SDRD), Kolkata, said the data collected through the Socio Economic Survey will be used by the Central and State governments for development, planning and policy decisions.

Incorrect information may lead to a wrong database, which will result in faulty planning and hence emphasis will be given to reduce error committed during data entry, he added.

The NSSO, Field Operation Division is the primary data collection wing of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. It collects primary data regularly through nationwide household surveys on various socio-economic subjects. Data collection is being done through its surveys using scientific sampling methods since its inception in 1950.

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Training on National Sample Survey held

GUWAHATI, June 24 - A training programme was held in the city from June 19 to 22 regarding the 76th round of the National Sample Survey (NSS), which will be conducted by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) under the Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

The nationwide Socio Economic Survey is going to be conducted from July 1 to December 31. Survey of persons with disability will get the main focus this time in the 76th round of the National Sample Survey.

In this connection, a two-day regional training conference was held here on June 19-20, followed by field training and administration discussion on June 21-22 for imparting training on concepts, definitions and procedure for collecting information on different subjects.

Senior level officers from the Ministry, NSSO, Field Operation Division and the Directorate of Economics and Statistics of the Assam Government took part in the training programme.

This round of the survey will include collection of data on drinking water, sanitation, hygiene and housing condition, said H Singh, Additional Director General and Observer (North East Zone) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

Participating in the event, A Choudhury, Director of Survey Design and Research Division (SDRD), Kolkata, said the data collected through the Socio Economic Survey will be used by the Central and State governments for development, planning and policy decisions.

Incorrect information may lead to a wrong database, which will result in faulty planning and hence emphasis will be given to reduce error committed during data entry, he added.

The NSSO, Field Operation Division is the primary data collection wing of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. It collects primary data regularly through nationwide household surveys on various socio-economic subjects. Data collection is being done through its surveys using scientific sampling methods since its inception in 1950.