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BUREAU OF APPLIED ECONOMICS & STATISTICS

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Manuals under RTI ACT, 2005

1. Particulars of the organization (Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics), Functions & Duties.

2. Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees.

3. Procedures followed in the Decision Making Process including channels of supervision and accountability.

4. Norms set by the Department for discharging of its functions.

5. Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

6. Statement of categories of documents held by it or under its control.

7. Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consideration with or Representation by the members of public in relation to the formulation of its policy on implement thereof.

8.Statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice and as to whether meeting to other Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.

9.Directory of officers & Employees of Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Govt. of West Bengal.

10. The monthly Remuneration received by cash of its Officers and Employees.

11. Budget allocated to each Agency, Plans, Proposed Expenditure etc.

12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

13. Particulars of recipients of concession permit/authorizations granted by legal metrology.

14. Details in respect of information available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form.

15. The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including working hours of a library or reading room if maintained for public use.

16. The names, Designations and other particulars of public information officers.

17. Such other information as may be prescribed.

1. Particulars of the organization (Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics), Functions & Duties.

Our Objective  
                            To collect, coordinate, collate and disseminate credible and timely statistics on different fields covering all sectors of the state economy, keeping pace with the changing technological and economic nets.
                            To maintain close liaison with different departments, organizations and bodies of the central and State Governments in disseminating statistical information on various fields through a number of regular publications.
   
Brief History & Background
                           The Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, West Bengal, came into existence in the mid 1940’s when the erstwhile Government of Bengal decided to set up a Provincial Statistical Bureau (PSB) under the administrative control of the Finance department. In pursuance of this decision, a Government Order was issued under Finance (Audit) Department Memo. No. 1940(28)-F dated 06.10.1944.
                           Since then, the name of the Bureau had been changed twice: first, from Provincial Statistical Bureau (PSB) to State Statistical Bureau (SSB) since 13.11.1950, and then to Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics (BAE & S) with effect from 01.01.1969.
                           The Director of Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics is the head of the organization having its office at New Secretariat Buildings, Kolkata. Additional Director (HQ), Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Assistant Statisticians, Supervisors, Inspectors, Computers, Assistant computers, Assistant Investigators, Clerical and Group-D staff assists the Director at the Head Quarter. The Directorate has four separate Statistical wings VIZ (i) Agricultural Statistics Office (ASO) at 53, Dr. Sundari Mohan Avenue, Kolkata-700014. (ii) Industrial Statistics Office (ISO), (iii) General Statistics and Survey Office (GS&SO) in kolkata both are housed in the New Secretariat Building, “B” Block,1, Kiran Sankar Roy Road, Kolkata-700001 and (iv) Socio-Economic Survey Office (SESO) located at IA Block, 277/1 Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091. The Agricultural Statistics Office is headed by Additional Director and the remaining Three Offices are headed by Deputy Directors.
                           In each of the 18 districts (Except Kolkata district), there is a district statistics office and they are headed by Assistant Directors who are assisted by Supervisors, Inspectors, Assistant Computers, Assistant Investigators, Clerical and Group-D staff in discharging their duties.

 

Organizational Structure   

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Activities of the Department   

Periodic Works :
i) Crop Cutting Experiments (CCE) for 19 major crops in 4 seasons of the year under EARAS Scheme, viz, Bhadui, Winter, Rabi, & Summer for crop yield estimation.
ii) The field work for improvement of crop statistics:-
  A sample check on area survey conducted by the primary workers. of DLRS e.g. Amins / R.I along with a check for CCEs  are done parallelly with  N.S.S.O  (G.O.I.).throughout all seasons  every year under the  improvement of Crop Statistics Scheme.
iii) Cereal Consumption Survey Work:-
  A survey to determine marketable surplus of Rice, Wheat, Mustard, Potato and Muskalai are   conducted every year.
iv) Secondary data in prescribed formats are collected from all municipalities for preparation of municipal statistics as well as estimation of state domestic product every year.
v) Secondary data on various parameters like climate, education, health, agricultural statistics, land, transport, tourism, revenue collection etc. are collected from various govt. / semi govt. /Non- govt.organisations / local bodies etc. for publication of district statistical Hand Book, Statistical Abstract, Economic Review every year.
vi) Socio-economic survey on a variety of subjects are conducted in some selected sample mouza and urban areas on a matching sample basis with NSSO (GOI) for various rounds of Surveys of  N.S.S.O.(G.O.I) as per schedules & instructions designed by NSSO(GOI).
vii) Annual  Survey of Industries to determine gross value added (GVA) of industries and some other estimates like employment, wages etc. are conducted every year under the collection of statistics act 1953, in some selected factories of the district on a matching sample basis with NSSO(GOI).
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Market price of daily use commodities, e.g., different food items, clothings etc. are collected in every fortnight from selected markets. Market prices  of cattle are collected once in a month. Production data are collected from selected factories every month for preparation of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) as per requirement of C.S.O. (G.O.I.)

   
Non-periodic works :-
Non-periodic surveys are also conducted such as Staff Census, Economics Census, Population  Census & other  different ad-hoc surveys as and when  required by state Government.

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2. Powers And Duties of Officers and Staff

Designation of Post

Power

Duties and Responsibilities

Assistant Director Head of Office To act as head of office and controlling officer and DDO of the District Statistics Office. Overall administration and technical supervision of all types of Statistical and administrative work performed by the District Office.
Supervisor (Crop) Supervisory Officer Technical supervision of all survey work pertaining to the Crop Section, Inspection of survey work and maintaining quality of data.

Supervisor (Staff Census)

Supervisory Officer Technical supervision of all survey work pertaining to non-crop section.
Inspector (Crop) Inspecting Officer Inspection of crop survey work in the field and assisting supervisor (crop) in maintaining quality of collected data.

Inspector (Hand Book)

Inspecting Officer Scrutiny of secondary data collected from different source offices pertaining to District Statistical Hand Book.
Inspector (SESO) Inspecting Officer Conducting field inspection of Socio-Economic survey work in various rounds on different parameters.
Assistant Computer (Crop) Inspecting Officer Compilation of primary data collected from the field pertaining to crop survey and assisting Supervisor (crop) in drawing samples for conducting crop survey work.
Assistant Computer (Hand Book) Inspecting Officer Compilation of secondary data collected from different source offices pertaining to District Statistical Hand Book.
Assistant Investigator (Crop & Non-crop) Inspecting Officer Conducting Primary Work on crop survey and other allied survey work and other regional level statistics.
UDC - Supervision of all clerical work.
LDC - Preparation of Pay bill and maintenance of leave files, pension files and other allied establishment files.
Typist-Clerk - Preparation of all bills of contingent nature, Crop Cutting Labour Charges bills etc & all typing work.
Cashier-cum-Store Clerk - Maintenance of cash and stores.
Group-D staff - Assisting the Officers and Officials of the office in discharging their normal duties

 

3 Channel of Supervision and level of disposal cases                                                                                      Top
Administration :-  
  Establishment Matters – Concerned Dealing Assistant > UDC > Asstt. Director.
  Budget, Cash & Accounts - Cashier-cum-Store Clerk > UDC > Asstt. Director.
Technical :-  

Assistant Investigator >   Inspector >   Supervisor >   Assistant Director.

4 The norms set for the discharge of its functions -  NIL

5 Rules, regulations, manuals and record for discharging functions.

        In managing general administration, Rules and procedures as laid down in the West Bengal Service Rules Part-I & II,West Bengal Financial Rules-part-I & II, Treasury Rules and amendments made to them from time to time and orders issued by different departments of the Government of West Bengal from time to time are grossly followed. In connection with technical aspects of different surveys and studies, General instructions/guidelines/orders issued by Central Statistical Organization (CSO), Government of India are followed. Instructions issued by the office of the Director, Bureau of Applied Economics &Statistics, Kolkata and office of the Additional Director, Agricultural Statistics Office (ASO), Kolkata are followed in preparing principles on various technical and administrative matters.

6 Statement in respect of categories of documents held by the Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Suri, Birbhum  -  NIL

7 Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consideration with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation or its policy of implementation.   -  NIL

8 A statement of boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meeting of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public. -  NIL

9 Directory of officers & Employees of Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Govt. of West Bengal.

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Sl. No.  Name of Post Office Name  Office Address Phone
 

 1

 
Assistant Director

 Bureau of A.E.& Statistics

Gol Market Complex, Opposite Suri MunicipalityP.O.-Suri, Dist. Birbhum.
Pin-731101

 03462/255488
2

Supervisor (Crop)

-Do- -Do- -Do-
3

Supervisor (Staff Census)

-Do- -Do- -Do-
4

Inspector (Crop) [4]

-Do- -Do- -Do-
5

Inspector  (Hand Book)[2]

-Do- -Do- -Do-
6

Inspector (Crop) [4]

-Do- -Do- -Do-
7

Assistant Computer (Crop)

-Do- -Do- -Do-
8

Assistant Computer (Hand Book)[3]

-Do- -Do- -Do-
9

Assistant Investigator (Crop & Non-crop) [ 24]

-Do- -Do- -Do-
10

UDC

-Do- -Do- -Do-
11

LDC

-Do- -Do- -Do-
12

Typist-Clerk

-Do- -Do- -Do-
13

Cashier-cum-Store Clerk

-Do- -Do- -Do-
14

Group-D staff [ 7]

-Do- -Do- -Do-

 

10 Monthly Remuneration

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 Name of the Employee

 Designation

Pay band No. with pay Band  Scale of Pay(As per Ropa’09)

1

Sri Hemanta Sarkar

Assistant Director

PB-4, 9000-40500

2

Sri Sunil Kumar Mal

U.D.C.

PB-3, 7100-37600

3

Sri Jitendranath Chatterjee

Typist Clerk (Gd.-I)

PB-3, 7100-37600

4

Sri Pradip Kumar Chaki

Inspector (Crop)

PB-3, 7100-37600

5

Sri Bijan Kumar Das

Inspector  (Crop)

PB-3, 7100-37600

6

Sri Dhananjoy Mondal

Assistant Investigator (Gd.-I)

PB-3, 7100-37600

7

Sk. Deljan

Assistant Investigator (Gd.-I)

PB-3, 7100-37600

8

Sri Bhagyadhar Saha

Assistant Investigator (Gd.-I)

PB-3, 7100-37600

9

Sri Manojit Kumar Das

Assistant Investigator (Gd.-I)

PB-3, 7100-37600

10

Sri Malay Kumar Sarkar

Assistant Investigator

PB-2, 5400-25200

11

Sri Shyamal Sankar Pondit

Assistant Investigator

PB-2, 5400-25200

12

Sri Atul Kumar Mondal

Assistant Investigator

PB-2, 5400-25200

13

Sri Ananda Dulal Mondal

Assistant Investigator

PB-2, 5400-25200

14

Abdul Halim Muzkuri

Assistant Investigator

PB-2, 5400-25200

15

Sri Soumyajit Mitra

Assistant Investigator

PB-2, 5400-25200

16

Sri Bidyut Chandra Das

Gd.- I Orderly Peon

PB-2, 5400-25200

17

Sri Paresh Nath Saha

Messenger Peon (Gd.-I)

PB-2, 5400-25200

18

Sri Anath Chandra Dhibar

Messenger Peon (Gd.-I)

PB-2, 5400-25200

19

Smt. Sukun Mudi

Messenger Peon

PB-1, 4900-16200

20

Sri Madan Mohan Saw

Darwan-Cum-Farash

PB-1, 4900-16200

21

Sri Agniswar Ghosh

Messenger Peon

PB-1, 4900-16200

22

Sri Jahar lal Ghose

Supervisor (Staff Census)

PB-3, 7100-37600

23

Sri Tapan Kumar Sen

Inspector(Hand Book)

PB-3, 7100-37600

24

Sri Tarun Kr. Mondal

Assistant Investigator (Gd.-I)

PB-3, 7100-37600

25

Sri Tapas Kumar Sarkar

Assistant Investigator (Gd.-I)

PB-3, 7100-37600

26

Sri Dilip Kumar Rajak Assistant Investigator (Gd.-I) PB-3, 7100-37600

27

Sri Ganesh Rajak Messenger Peon PB-1, 4900-16200

 

XI Budget Allocated to the office of the Assistant Director, Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Government of West Bengal, Suri, Birbhum for incurring expenditure etc.

    The Department makes allotment to the Assistant Director, Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Government of West Bengal, Suri, Birbhum for incurring expenditure for Salary and Non- Salary items.

XII. THE MANNER OF EXECUTION OF SUBSIDY PROGRAMMES, INCLUDING THE AMOUNTS ALLOCATED AND THE DETAILS OF BENEFICIARIES OF SUCH PROGRAMMES

    Not applicable.

XII. THE MANNER OF EXECUTION OF SUBSIDY PROGRAMMES, INCLUDING THE AMOUNTS ALLOCATED AND THE DETAILS OF BENEFICIARIES OF SUCH PROGRAMMES.

   Not applicable.

XIII. PARTICULARS OF RECIPIENTS OF CONCESSION PERMIT/AUTHORISATIONS GRANTED BY LEGAL METROLOGY

   Not applicable.

XIV. DETAILS IN RESPECT OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO OR HELD BY IT REDUCED IN AN ELECTRONIC FORM.

      The Charge Office has both Internet and e-mail facilities through the BSNL.
The e-mail address is
ad_suri@rediffmail.com. Many reports of the Charge Office are kept in electronic form in CD.
The Head of Office may be approached personally at his chamber or through E-Mail by any individual or institution or office for any query on any subject handled by this office.

XV. THE PARTICULARS OF FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO CITIZENS FOR OBTAINING INFORMATION.

    A large number of publications are disseminated by this directorate which can be purchased by any individual, institution or office from the sales counter at the 3rd floor in the office of the Director, BAE&Statistics, N.S.Buildings, Kolkata-1 on payment of prescribed amounts for the different publications. Apart from that, office of the Director, Bureau of Applied Economics and Statistics, Kolkata-1 has a library at B-Block of 3rd floor in the N.S Buildings which works as an archive for all different kinds of publications of this directorate published in all previous years and the same can be accessed by all sorts of data users with due permission from the officer-in-charge of the library. AS such the district office here has a very limited collection of different publications and the same are used grossly for the purpose of this office.However,this office can provide copies of District Statistical Handbooks published in every year containing various district level as well as block level information on various parameters in softcopies to data users in different segments on the basis of application received from them for such copies provided the office is satisfied about the use of the handbook by the concerned user.

XVI. THE NAMES, DESIGNATIONS AND OTHER PARTICULARS OF PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS.

   Not applicable.

XVII. SUCH OTHER INFORMATION AS MAY BE PRESCRIBED.

    Not applicable.

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Appellate Authority SPIO / ASPIO under RTI Act 2005

Statistical Act 2008

 Press Note Statistical Act -I COS_Rules_2011 Full Act Order of Nodal Officer The Collection Of Statistics Act 2008

Contact Details

Office Name

Office of the Assistant Director, Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics Suri, Birbhum

Name of the Head of Office

Sri Hemanta Sarkar, WBSS

Address

Office of the Assistant Director, Bureau of Applied Economics & Statistics, Gol Market Complex, opposite Suri Municipality, Suri: Birbhum

 Contacts

Ph. No. 03462-255488
E-Mail ID- ad_suri@rediffmail.com/ad.birbhum@gmail.com

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