ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern): Questions 1 of 253

Official Statistics
National Statistical Organization
Vision and Mission, NSSO and CSO Roles and Responsibilities

Question

MCQ▾

CSO is headed by?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Assistant general

b.

Director general

c.

Chairman

d.

Deputy general

Answer

b.

Explanation

CSO is headed by Director General who belongs to either ISS or Indian economic service. Next to the Director General are additional director general, joint directors, deputy directors, assistant directors and other technical and non-technical personnel.

Headquarters of CSO are located in Delhi. However, sections of Industrial Statistics work pertaining to Annual Survey of industries are done in Calcutta.

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