Functions of Official Statistics Section:
The Official Statistics Section of the
Directorate of Economics & Statistics UT of J&K has been entrusted with the job of
(a) UT Digest of Statistics
(b) District Good Governance Index
(c) Monthly report on District Good Governance.
The UT Digest of Statistics:
It is an annual publication of the Directorate of
Economics & Statistics for which the Official Statistics Section collects data/
information from the identified source agencies and after its scrutiny/analysis; the
data is incorporated in the annual publication “UT Digest of Statistics”.
District Good Governance:
Index is also an important annual publication
assignment entrusted to this section for which sector –wise data is collected from
Regional Directorate’s of both the Divisions i.e, Jammu /Kashmir after its
authentication by the concerned District Development Commissioner.Further, the
data is analysed and validated at the Directorate level enabling final publication of
the report. Moreover, the monthly District Good Governance Portal designed and
developed by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances
(DARPG), GOI is also being monitored by the official statistics section for
authentication and validation of the data uploaded by the sectoral officers.
Apart from this, the section has also been mandated with the assignment of
vetting of Regional Digest of Statistics of both the Divisions i.e, Kashmir / Jammu.
This section also extends technical guidance/support to the districts for preparation
and publication of their periodical publications viz. District Statistical Handbook,
Village Amenity Directory and District at a Glance.