PIB (31/05/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC exam
Restructuring of Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI)
- To clarify on the recent media reports covering the internal restructuring of MoSPI ,press release issued. Under the Chairpersonship of Dr. C. Rangarajan, the National Statistical Commission had recommended for the creation of National Statistical Office (NSO) headed by a National Statistician, with appropriate autonomy and independence for producing Official Statistics.
- For restructuring, the administrative, coordination and planning activities of MoSPI have brought into NSO, which is headed by CSI & Secretary, for providing necessary administrative support to the statistical activities of MoSPI.
- The internal restructuring of MoSPI is to strengthen the national statistical system while maintaining its autonomy. For statistical data distribution MoSPI has revised its guidelines and data are now made available to all users, free of cost.
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