Q. Consider the following statements regarding the Economic Census:
1. It is conducted by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
2. It provides aggregated information on various operational and structural aspects of all establishments in the country.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

The Economic Census is being conducted by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) to provide disaggregated information on various operational and structural aspects of all establishments in the country. 

All entrepreneurial units in the country which are involved in any economic activities of either agricultural or non-agricultural sector which are engaged in production and/or distribution of goods and/or services not for the sole purpose of own consumption. 

Source: TMH Ramesh Singh 

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