The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) was set up in 1950, with the idea of having a permanent survey organization to collect data on various facets of the economy.

Scheme Established:1950
National Sample Survey

National Sample Survey    

The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) was set up in 1950, with the idea of having a permanent survey organization to collect data on various facets of the economy. In order to assist in socio-economic planning and policy making, NSSO conducts nationwide sample surveys known as National Sample Survey (NSS).  The NSS is a continuing survey in the sense that it is carried out in the form of successive “rounds”, each round usually of a year’s duration covering several topics of current interest.  The Surveys are conducted through household interviews, using a random sample of households covering practically the entire geographical area of the country.

NSS 79 th Round Survey  (July 2022 – June 2023)

NSS 79 th round is earmarked for collection of data for compilation of a number of SDG indicators through a “Comprehensive Annual Modular Survey (CAMS) along with a survey on Ayurveda ,Yoga , Naturopathy , Unani ,Siddha , Sowa-Rigpa/Amchi and Homeopathy (AYUSH)

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Last Updated: 03, June 2022