The Citizen’s Charter contains performance and Progress on the Vision – Mission – Goals – Services and Field activities on Data Collection, co-ordination, collation and dissemination within and outside the Union Territory

This Directorate was set up in 1957 with the nomenclature Bureau of Economics and Statistics.

·         Functions as State Statistical Authority and Nodal Agency.

·         Serves as a focal point of information for formulation of necessary policies and perspective Planning by the administration on various topics/subject matters.

·         Acts under the guidance of Central Statistical Organisation – National Sample Survey Organisations – National Buildings Organisation – New Delhi, and Labour Bureau Simla for implementing the Central Schemes and National Surveys.

·         Keeps close liaison with various Union Ministries and implements Centrally Sponsored Schemes as per their directives.

·         Controls the Regional Offices at Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam.

·         Renders effective database in management and information networking services to the user agencies through modern communication gadgets.

·         Statistical techniques drastically improved and simplified over the past decades.

·         Uses extensively of Digital modes – Kiosk touch screen – Mini-printing facility for efficient and timely data submission to Government and other organisation/Agencies.

·         Consists both statistical data collection wing and Dissemination and Monitoring Wing with the following responsibilities.

1.Estimation of State Domestic Product

2.Collection of Agricultural Statistics

3.Collection of Price Statistics

4.Conduct Socio-Economic Surveys including Evaluation Studies.

5.Compilation of Indices relating to Industries and

6.Dissemination of standardised data on various official statistics through periodical publications.