Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
18-May-2018 18:27 IST
Draft National Policy on Official Statistics (NPOS) placed in public domain inviting comments/views/suggestion by 31st May, 2018

The United Nations Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics was adopted by the Union Cabinet on 04-05-2016. The formal adoption of these Principles was a reiteration of the Government’s commitment to constantly work towards improving the quality of Official Statistics. The Government while adopting the Principles had also committed to bring out a National Policy on Official Statistics (NPOS) to give furtherance to the Principles. In this context, draft NPOS has been prepared and placed in the public domain at inviting comments/ views/ suggestions, latest by 31st May 2018.