• “Demand based States’ DES/ Line Ministries/ Departments training : Every year, some of the State Directorates/Line Ministries/Departments submit their requests to NSSTA to conduct one/two training programmes at NSSTA for their in-service or new recruits on different subjects in the area of Official Statistics at their cost. Some State Directorates also place their request to NSSTA to depute/deploy resource personnel to deliver lectures in their training programmes organized by them in their state training institutes. NSSTA, generally honours such requests subject to the availability of hostel accommodation and/or resource persons, for conducting request-based training programmes and/or for deployment of resource persons/faculty”