Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. History & Background of Its Establishment:
Office of the Deputy Director, Statistics, Central Range, Cuttack came into being and started functioning from the year 1979 under the control of Director, Economics & Statistics, Odisha. It is headed by one Deputy Director belongs to O.S. & E.S Class-I cadre. The Dy. Director (Statistics) Office for Central Range is situated at Cuttack. Presently, it functions in the ground floor of a three storied Pvt. Building at Mahammadia Bazar, Cuttack.
2. Main Activities/ Functions:
The function of Deputy Director will be both (1) Territorial Administration and (2) Technical Supervision and Co-ordination. The administrative function will consist of:
a) Closer and more effective supervision of various statistical programme and field survey.
b) Effective coordination of work among the District Statistical Offices within ten districts under Central Range.
c) Taking over routine administrative matters in the districts under its control.
d) Quicker disposal of matters relating to establishment like personal claim, representations, sanction etc.
e) Over all control of statistical activities at the Range level.
A. The Technical Functions will comprise of:
a) Meeting field queries, issuing clarifications and tendering technical advice to the DSOs and field staff.
b) Giving specific attentions to regional problems with a view to identify Statistical gaps.
c) Under taking specific survey of regional importance and furnishing materials to Directorate.
d) Assisting District planning unit in regional plan work.
e) Attending to timely reporting of statistical data in conformity with the fixed time schedules.
f) Assisting R.D.C. in the field of Planning & Statistics.
The Office of the Deputy Director, (Statistics), C.R., Cuttack functions under the technical guidance of Directorate of Economics & Statistics the apex organization under Planning & Co-ordination Department at the state level. Different district statistical offices as the primary unit at the district level are entrusted with the implementation of various centrally sponsored Programmes like EARAS (Establishment of An Agency for Reporting Agricultural Statistics), ICS (Improvement of Crop Statistics), Socio Economic Survey of NSS and the state sponsored Programmes like collection of price statistics, Urban Local Body Statistics, VICS etc. Moreover, they are also entrusted with data collection for preparation of District Statistical Hand Book, data on Census of Employees. In addition to this, they also carry out adhoc survey like Minor Irrigation Survey, Agricultural Census, Economic Census, etc. at regular intervals as assigned by Govt. from time to time.
3. Organizational Structure:
The Staff Composition comprises of Statistical Investigator, Statistical Assistant, Primary Investigator, Head Clerk, Sr. Steno, Sr. Clerk, Jr. Clerk, Driver, Peons and a Chowkidar.
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