Sri. Siddaramaiah
Hon'ble Chief Minister
About KSSDA

Chairperson of General council, Karnataka Statistical System Development Agency     :

Principal Secretary to Government of Karnataka, Planning, Programme monitoring, and Statistics Departmentt

Member Secretary, Karnataka Statistical System Development Agency    :

Project Director

Address     :

Karnataka Statistical System Development Agency, # 425, 4th Floor, 1st Gate, O/O Directorate of Economics and Statistics, MS Buildings, Dr Ambedkar Veedi, Bangalore 560 001

Phone     :

080-22340985 / 86

FAX

080-22340986

E-Mail

pdkssda[at]gmail[dot]com

pdkssda-ka[at]nic[dot]in

ddkssda-ka[at]nic[dot]in

 

Objectives of Karnataka State Strategic Statistical plan

[ KSSSP ]

Implement Karnataka State Strategic Statistical Plan and support following activities:

Ø Strengthening statistical backbone for effective Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Ø Putting in place capable and adequate manpower.

Ø Capacity for complimentary research, training and support service.

Ø Hardware and software technology for data collection, collation, analysis, storage, dissemination and sharing.

Ø Coherent policy and minimum standards on statistics, storage, use, disclosure, sharing.

Ø Reliable, Credible, Timely and adequate Statistical support.

Ø Clarity on responsibility of line department and DES; Mutual support, synergies and clear accountability

Important activity transition of Karnataka Statistical System Development Agency till signing of MOU and release of 1st instalment

Ø The Government of Karnataka agreed to participate in the ISSP and a Letter of Participation (LoP) was communicated to Government of India on 28.05.2008.

Ø Government of India gave a detail guidelines to formulate and implement State Strategic Statistical Plan on 31.12.2008

Ø The road map prepared for initiation of Karnataka State Strategic Statistical Plan (KSSSP) after the workshop held at New Delhi on 14.01.2009. A project management team formed under the Chairmanship of Director, DES vide Government order dated:07.03.2009

Ø Based on the strengths and weaknesses of present State Statistical System, Karnataka State Strategic Statistical Plan (KSSSP) has been formulated after consultations with departments and other stake holders to bridge the gaps

Ø The State Government has set up a nodal agency called Karnataka Statistical System Development Agency (KSSDA) for the formulation and implementation of the KSSSP vide Government order dated 25.03.2009. A memorandum of Association of KSSDA and the Rules & Regulations in respect of general council, Governing council and powers and function of Project Director of KSSDA etc., has been issued by the Government with this order.

Ø Karnataka Statistical System Development Agency (KSSDA) has been duly registered under Karnataka Societies Registration Act 1960 on 20.04.2009

Ø The State Government has constituted a High Level Steering Committee (HLSC) under the chairpersonship of the Chief Secretary to oversee and monitor the formulation and implementation of the KSSSP on 25.03.2009.

Ø The representatives from the State have also attended regional workshop in Chennai, Faridabad, Shillong, Gangtok and experiences and opinions of other States with regard to formulation of SSSP has been shared mutually and the guidelines of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has been sought.

Ø High Level Steering Committee(HLSC) approved KSSSP on 19.12.2009

Ø India Statistical Strengthening Project accorded required approval by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Government of India at its meeting on March 19th 2010 and State authorities have been requested to go ahead with their State Project formulation.

Ø The State Government issued orders with concurrence from Finance department and with the approval of the cabinet on 11.08.2010 with creation of 10 posts for KSSDA and at a total project cost of Rs.4682.27 lakhs with Government of India Share of Rs 3284.68 lakhs and Government of Karnataka Share of Rs. 1397.59 lakhs.

Ø The required facilities and posts for the KSSDA has been sanctioned vide Government order dated 05.08.2010.

Ø The KSSDA started its function from 01.10.2010 with Project Director heading the Agency. KSSDA office started functioning from 07.03.2011 in its new premises.

Ø Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Government of India (GOI) and State Government on 10.12.2010 and Implementation of KSSSP is commenced literally from that date.