The Director is the head of the Directorate with the status of “Head of Department”. He is assisted by three Joint Directors and three Deputy Directors with different Technical sections and establishment/Accounts Section. One Evaluation Cell is also functioning in the Directorate with one Deputy Director called as Evaluation Officer. There is a Regional Office at Karaikal under a Deputy Director. He is provided with necessary staff to carry out the assigned duties and responsibilities. From 1996-97, Statistical Cells at Mahe & Yanam are functioning under the control of the respective Regional Administrators with the staff strength of one Statistical Inspector and 2 Field Supervisors in each Cell. The organisational chart of the Directorate is given in Annex-I. The Directorate functions as the cadre controlling authority of all statistical posts in this Administration including the matters like training, career and man power planning.