Improvement of Crop Statistics (ICS)

A Centrally sponsored scheme, implemented by the Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture, GOI.

The Directorate of Economics and Statistics and NSSO make joint efforts for locating deficiencies in the system of collection of crop statistics in the Union Territory and suggest remedial measures under the scheme for improvement of crop statistics. The Sample check is carried out on a matching basis by the NSSO and the DES to improve the quality of crop production estimates.

Area enumeration check has been completed in all the villages for the year 2015-16. Refresher training to the primary workers and the supervisory staff for conducting crop cutting experiments is also given regularly by the superintendent, NSSO (FOD), Puducherry. Area enumeration check by the District level committee was carried out and crop cutting experiments have also been undertaken for the year 2016-17 under ICS scheme. Joint inspection of area enumeration check by members of District Level Committee was also carried out for the year 2016-17.

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