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‘National Statistical Systems Training Academy (NSSTA) under training division of the Ministry, is a premier Institute fostering human resource development in Official Statistics, came into existence on 13th February, 2009. This is situated at Plot No. 22, Knowledge Park-II, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The Academy, having state-of-art facilities for training and boarding and lodging, is committed to building official statistics capacities at National and International level. The NSSTA provides trainings to statistical personnel from both within country, mainly from the National and State Governments as well as foreign participants. The training programmes are meant both for fresh recruits and in-service officers of different target Groups viz. Indian Statistical Service, Subordinate Statistical Service, State Governments Statistical Personnel, M. Stat. Students, Professors of Statistics of different Universities, International Participants, International Students of International Statistical Education Centre (ISEC), SAARC participants, need based/ request based training for State Officials and other developing countries’.

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Vision

NSSTA to be a Centre of Excellence in imparting training on Official Statistics and undertaking research activities thereto.

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The Academy, having state-of-art facilities for training and boarding and lodging, is committed to building official statistics capacities at National and International level. The NSSTA provides trainings to statistical personnel from both within country, mainly from the National and State Governments and foreign participants.

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To create a pool of trained manpower in theoretical and applied statistics to manage emerging challenges of data collection, collation, Analysis and dissemination for better formulation of policies and plans for the country. To train statistical as well as non-statistical manpower in undertaking monitoring and evaluation of large-scale programmes/projects, through specialized short/medium term training programmes;

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To create a pool of trainers and develop training material in consultation and collaboration with academicians, researchers and professionals from universities, external professional institutions, UN/bilateral agencies so as to decentralize training to the state and sub-district level; and

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To support the central and State Governments with necessary consultation in matters relating to training of its statistical personnel and for capacity building of their statistical institutes.

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To support the central and State Governments with necessary consultation in matters relating to training of its statistical personnel, designing and conducting surveys & research and for building capacity of their statistical institutes and entities.

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To introduce in near future certificate/diploma courses duly recognized through distant-cum-in house efforts in the field of theoretical and official statistics.

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“National Statistical Systems Training Academy (NSSTA) functions under the National Statistical Office (NSO), MoSPI and the various training programs are conducted by NSSTA with the approval of Training Programme Approval Committee (TPAC) under the chairmanship of DG (Coordination and Administration Division), NSO, MoSPI. The committee acts as an advisory body

in assessing and designing need-based training programmes, and also reviews the syllabi and training. NSSTA draws its teaching faculty from its regular staff and senior officers (serving/retired) from various ministries and departments for teaching official statistics. Besides, it invites senior professors from various teaching and management institutes.”

For the purpose specialized training it is in collaboration with

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The training programmes are meant both for fresh recruits and in-service Officers for different target Groups viz. Indian Statistical Service, Subordinate Statistical Service, State Governments Statistical Personnel, M. Stat. Students, Professors of Statistics of different Universities, International Participants, International Students of International Statistical Education Centre (ISEC), SAARC participants, need based/ request based training for State Officials and other developing countries.

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National Statistical Systems Training Academy (NSSTA)

Location

National Statistical System Training Academy (NSSTA), Training Division, National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Plot no. 22, Knowledge Park II, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Greater Noida, UP-201310.