This office is required to conduct minimum of four studies annually. Two of the studies are assigned by the State Level Evaluation Committee and the other two by the District Development Commissioner Udhampur.
- National Sample Survey (NSS):
The National Sample Survey (NSS) is one of the oldest continuing household sample surveys. The survey is conducted on a regular basis by the DSEO. Primarily data are collected through nation-wide household surveys on various socio-economic subjects Field work, scrutiny and data punching is done at district level and the rest in the Directorate Office. Presently, for the financial year 2020-21, recently 78th round of NSS was completed.
- Index of Industrial Production (IIP):
The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is an index which details out the growth of various sectors in an economy such as mineral mining, electricity and manufacturing. We here in Udhampur District deal only with the manufacturing sector. The IIP data at district level from industrial units is collected on monthly basis and submitted to the Directorate Office.
- Improvement of Crop Statistics (ICS):
This office collects data on rural as well as urban areas and plays a significant role in the improvement of crop statistics through supervision of the area enumeration and crop cut surveys of the State/UT agencies. The supervision on field work for qualitative improvement in Agricultural Statistics is carried out through well-organized sample survey under Improvement of Crop Statistics (ICS) Scheme.
- Annual Survey of Industries (ASI):
ASI is the principal source of industrial statistics in India providing information on important characteristics of registered manufacturing sector. ASI is considered as the most comprehensive and reliable source of organised manufacturing sector data providing disaggregated industry specific details of production, investment, employment and costs. It does not cover unorganised or unregistered or informal sector enterprises. Information collected by the field functionaries by visiting the industrial units allotted by DG E&S and subsequently the information thus compiled being submitted to the higher authorities. Presently, 2 nos. of units are allotted to us for ASI(2019-20).
- Input Survey –Agricultural Census:
Agriculture census (Input Survey) is conducted at five yearly intervals to collect and derive quantitative information about structural characteristics of operational holdings. It relates to collection of data on pattern of input use (fertilizer, irrigation, seed, and pest management), agriculture credit, size of the household, age and educational level of the holders, multiple cropping, across various crops, States and size group of holders. The data so collected has been submitted to Financial Commissioner Revenue. Recently, 9th Input Survey 2016-17 (10th Agriculture Census) has been conducted in 2019-20.
- Knowledge Attitude and Practice (KAP) Survey:
This office also conducts KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practices) survey assigned by Chief Electoral Office. This survey is conducted in two parts‐ Baseline Survey ahead of the General Election and End line Survey immediately following the election.