NSO to use Android app for survey | Pune News

Pimpri Chinchwad: The National Statistical Office (NSO) will use an Android application and a questionnaire for its survey on ‘domestic tourism expenditure’ and ‘multiple indicators’ from January 1 to December 31 next year.
NSO comes under the ministry of statistics and programme implementation and this is the first time that it will be using the Android app for the survey. This will be the NSO’s 78th survey.
Alok Kumar, the joint director and regional head of NSO, field operations division, had inaugurated the regional training conference in Akurdi on Tuesday train the field functionaries about the “concepts and definitions” for the survey.
“Earlier surveys were conducted manually where officials used to note down the data and later feed it into the computer. Now, the junior and senior statistical officers will directly enter the data using an Android app on tablets,” he said.

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