The State Income section of Economic and Statistical Organization (ESO), Punjab prepares annual estimates of State Gross & Net Domestic
Products at current and constant prices and related aggregates like Net Domestic Product per capita, sectoral composition of GSDP etc.
as per the methodology provided by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), MOSPI, GoI. After re-organisation of the State, SDP estimates of
Punjab were prepared first time in 1967 by the ESO with base year 1960-61 at constant prices. From 2010 these estimates are being prepared
on base year (2004-2005).
Following State Income estimates are published annually:>
Capital Formation section prepares annual estimates of Gross Fixed Capital formation for all the 13 sectors of the economy at current and constant prices for public & private sectors. These estimates are compiled Asset-wise, Institution-wise and Industry-wise for the State as a whole. Latest estimates for Capital Formation have been prepared for the year 2010-11 at current and constant (2004-05) Prices.
The Public Finance section of ESO analyses State Government budget and budgets of Municipal Corporations/Councils and Nagar Panchayats. This section also compiles the accounts of Rural Local Bodies. Macro-economic data regarding Public Finance is maintained and supplied to various users.
"The Economic and Functional Classification of Budget" is prepared annually on the basis of State Budget presented in the budget session of State Legislative Assembly.
"The Economic & Functional Classification of M.C. Budget" is also prepared on the basis of the budget of municipal committees/corporations which exhibits the detailed information regarding revenue and expenditure and other financial transactions of these committees and corporations.
“State Finances- A Comparison” The basic statistics relating to revenue receipts and revenue expenditure of all the States in India are compiled and published annually in the publication.
Statistical Abstract is the major publication of ESO containing comprehensive data on various socio-economic and administrative aspects of the State. This publication is brought out annually by the compilation section of ESO which is presented in the Budget Session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha along with other documents. This publication is very useful to planners, scholars and to those who are engaged in research and economic analysis. It is a Macro level data publication.
Economic Survey of Punjab is brought out annually and presented in the Budget session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha. It contains an overview of the state's economy and emerging trends of various socio-economic aspects of the state are highlighted.
The Village Directory prepared annually by the Field Operation Section of this Organisation, covers over 250 items of village-wise data. This village/block-wise information is collected by the Investigator posted at Block level. This presents the micro & village level rural data of Punjab.
The NSS Unit of ESO works in collaboration with National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) Govt. of India. This unit participates in the NSSO’s programme of socio-economic surveys by canvassing NSSO’s schedules for various rounds as a State sample. The NSSO, GOI conducts surveys at National level in the form of successive rounds. Each round covers the topics of some current interest. The object of collection of data through NSS scheme is first to obtain exclusive sample results for the State of Punjab and for its onward transmission to NSSO for pooling of Central and State sample results and secondly to provide statistical information to various government departments as and when required by them.
The subject coverage of the socio-economic surveys undertaken by NSSO confirms to a well-defined cycle of the surveys extending over a period of 10 years. Surveys on Consumer Expenditure, Employment and Unemployment, Manufacturing establishments and enterprises, trading establishments and enterprises in the un-organized sectors are repeated once in five years while subjects like land holdings, livestock holding, debt and investment are covered once in ten years.
The Tabulation Section of ESO deals with the tabulation of data collected by NSS Unit for different rounds of National Sample Surveys. Tabulation of data is done according to the guidelines/instructions provided by NSSO, GoI. After processing of data, the required tables are generated and the results are submitted in the form of a draft report to NSSO for approval. The latest report has been released for the 63rd Round of NSSO.
The industry section of ESO compiles the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) annually. From the year 2012-13 onwards, the base year of IIP has been charged to the year 2004-05 form the earlier base of 1993-94. The information of selected units is collected quarterly from District Industry Centers in districts, Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd and National Fertilizer Ltd and compiled at the state level. IIP is an indicator of the state of industrial growth and is therefore useful for planners, entrepreneurs and researchers. IIP is published in the State Statistical Abstract and Economic Survey of Punjab.
The industry section of ESO also prepares the District wise estimates for some key indicators based on Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) summary results which are collected by Central Statistical Office, Kolkata (Govt. of India).
Plan Evaluation section in ESO undertakes evaluation surveys and studies regarding plan programmes/schemes to identify bottlenecks in their implementation and give suggestions for necessary corrective measures. Since its inception, this section has conducted 162 evaluation studies which are available in department's library.
This Organisation is the Nodal Agency for Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) in the state at state and district level. It is responsible for supervision, coordination and monitoring of the scheme. It maintains liaison with the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Government of India and all the Deputy Commissioners in the state.
ESO is the nodal department in the state to monitor 20-Point Programme (TPP). For this purpose monitoring committees are set up by State at state and district level under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary and Deputy Commissioner respectively. TPP Unit brings out Monthly Progress Reports (MRP) indicating achievements of various departments and agencies of the state in respect of schemes/programmes covered under TPP on the basis of information received from concerned quarters.
Economic Census (EC) is periodically conducted by Government of India (GoI) after a specific period (generally 8 years) of time. So far five ECs (1977, 1980, 1990, 1998 and 2005 have been conducted and 6th EC is under process. This census is conducted by Central Statistics Office (CSO), GOI. GoI with the assistance of Directorates of Economics & Statistics (DES) in all states/ UTs which act as nodal agencies for this purpose in their respective states/UTs. To look after the work of Economic Census, an Economic Census Unit is set up in this Organisation.
First Human Development Report of Punjab was released in 2004. In addition to it various thematic Reports & Studies including two District Human Development Reports were prepared by this department. All these reports are placed on department’s website.
|1.||Statistical Abstract of Punjab
|2.||Economic Survey of Punjab||Annual|
|4.||Village Directories- District wise||Annual|
|5.||Block-at-a-glance- District wise||Annual|
|6.||Estimates of State Income of Punjab||Annual|
|7.||Estimates of District Income of Punjab||Annual|
|8.||Critical Economic Indicators-Punjab V/S India||Annual|
|9.||Economic and purpose Classification of the Budget of Punjab Govt.||Annual|
|10.||Economic and Functional Classification of Municipal Budgets in Punjab||Annual|
|11.||Statistics of Public Finance in Punjab||Annual|
|12.||Municipal Statistics of Punjab||Annual|
|13.||Census of Punjab Government and Semi-Government Employees||Annual|
|14.||Energy Statistics of Punjab||Annual|
|15.||Farm Accounts in Punjab||Annual|
|16.||Family Budgets of Selected Cultivators in Punjab||Annual|
|17.||Infrastructure Statistics of Punjab||Annual|
|18.||Environment Statistics of Punjab||Annual|
|19.||Gender Statistics of Punjab||Annual|
|20.||Index of Industrial Production (IIP)||Annual|
|21.||Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial workers (CPI -IW)||Monthly|
|22.||Building Construction Cost Index (BCCI)||Annual/ Quarterly|
|23.||Whole Sale Price Bulletin||Monthly|
|Other Statistical Works:|
|24.||Industrial Statistics of Punjab (based on ASI data)||Annual|
|25.||Agricultural Labour Wages and Rural Retail Prices||Monthly|