The National Data Committee has been established. It’s purpose is to meet within an accepted timeframe the needs of policy planners and national statistics data users.
The National Data Committee has been established under the patronage of Finance Secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundare for the moulding of a more productive statistics data. In taking policy decisions correct and current statistics are essential factors. The National Data Committee will provide guidance to related establishments including the Census and Statistics Department while making vital contribution to strengthening the National Statistics Network.