Training for Economic Census enumerators begins
Dimapur, June 2 (EMN): A programme to train trainers for the 7th Economic Census of 2019 was conducted on June 1 in Mon.
The government’s publicity agency, the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR), issued updates on Sunday informing about the event.
Mon district’s Deputy Commissioner Thavaseelan K, said to the trainees that the Economic Census was a complete count of all establishments located within the geographical boundaries of the country.
The Economic Census aims to capture the non-farm activities in terms of all its major dimensions, he said.
The official mentioned that the data that shall be collected will be a crucial input for policy making at all levels.
“The non-farm economic activities carried out in the country have tremendous diversity in terms of organization and management.
They are carried out by units registered or licensed under various laws and regulations or by self-employed/own account establishments that are not registered or licensed,” he said.
“There is a lot of variations in terms of the premises where they operate or the duration of the year when they are in operation.
They are engaged in different economic activities relating to the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors.”
The deputy commissioner has requested those involved in the exercise to not only ensure that they cover all establishments but obtain accurate data too.
He wished the best for the enumerators and supervisors who will be undertaking the work in Mon district, the IPR added.