NSS Division has responsibility to conduct, Field Survey, Scrutiny & Data entry, Report writing & result analysis. Its basic aim is to collect grass root data on different Socio-Economic topic. Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Odisha is collecting data on equal matching sample basis since 1958.
The main objective of the survey is to provide vital Socio-Economic data to Govt. for formulation of different plan & policy.
Scope and Coverage
For each round is decided by the Governing Council of NSSO as per the recommendation of steering committee. Survey is conducted each & every year which is called a round .Generally a round is one year duration, sometime it is six months .A quinquinnal round has been surveyed in a gap of 5 years. Quinquinnal round has been started since 27th round. Topics of the coverage of Quinquinnal round is Normally, Household consumer expenditure and Employment & unemployment. Currently field survey of 73rd round (July 2015-June 2016) is in progress. Subject coverage of present round is unincorporated non-agricultural enterprises.
Planning commission of Government of India has been derived poverty line from the result of each Quinquinnal round.
At present 74th Round NSS is going on.It is a list list frame based enterprise focused survey on service sector*. The details can be viewed on the following link
The following Reports have been published.