6th economic census committee meets at Doda


Doda – District Development Commissioner, Doda, Mr. Farooq Ahmed Khan today convened a meeting of Economic Census Committee at Doda to review the modalities , course of action and training of incharge officers and field functionaries in the district for smooth conduct of 6th Economic Census.

It was revealed in the meeting that the field work of sixth economic census will be conducted with the help of grass root level officials named as ‘enumerator’, and the supervision of field work will be entrusted to the respective supervisory officers. Besides, the work of 2 to 3 enumerators would be monitored by a supervisor. The work of Supervisors would be monitored by Charge Officers (Tehsildar, BDO etc.) while the progress of the work at state level would be controlled and monitored by District Statistical Office under the overall guidance of District Collector, who is also the Chairman of the District level Monitoring committee.

It was further informed in the meeting that necessary training to primary enumerators and Supervisors will be given before the conduct of Field work. This training will be preceded by the training of master trainers. The economic census aims to create a database called National Business Register, that will capture all business establishments with a workforce of 10 or more people.

Chief Planning Officer Doda Dr. Yassir Balwan, Assistant Commissioner Development Doda Mr. K.L Sharma, General Manager DIC Doda Mr. D.S Katoch, Chief Education officer, Doda Mr. Y.R Thussu besides other district and sectoral officer attended the meeting.

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