Training held on 7th Economic Census
Dimapur, May 27 (EMN): A state-level training of trainers (SLTOT) for the 7th Economic Census 2019 was held at Hotel Vivor in Kohima on May 27. The main objective of the workshop was to train the participants on key concept of definition, various processes and digital platform which will be used in the enumeration process.
During the inaugural programme, Asst. Director NSSO, Chinneivah Haokip, ISS said the census would be conducted in a span of three months starting from June and will cover the entire nation including organised and unorganised sectors.
“In this Census, we will be using an ICT platform developed by CSC under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, that means the validation, super scrutiny and scrutiny by supervisors will be done through the mobile apps itself, therefore in less time, we will be able to publish the figures,” said Haokip, according to an update from DIPR.
She said that CSC is the implementing agency in developing the platform, NSSO and the Directorate of Economics and Statistics will assist with capacity and manpower. She added that obtaining quality data should be most vital considering the inexperienced field workers under CSC.
Joint Director & Nodal Officer for 7th EC, Neisatuo Puro highlighted on the functions of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, CSC E-Governance Services India Limited, Field Operations Divisions, state government, district magistrate etc. in regard to the 7th Economic Census.
After the state-level training of trainers (SLTOT), which aims at providing comprehensive training strategy and to impart training to the master trainers i.e the enumerators and the supervisors who will be actively engaged in the upcoming 7th Economic Census, training workshop will be organised in all the districts and sub-divisions during the month of May and June, informed DIPR.