24/08/2014 …. The provisional results of the 6th Economic Census brought out by the Directorate of Planning, Statistics and Evaluation were released by Shri Anand Sherkhane, Director, DPSE a State level function organized by the Directorate of Planning, Statistics and Evaluation held at Swami Vivekanand Hall, Panaji recently 

         Speaking on the occasion Shri Sherkhane appreciated the efforts of the 170 statistical personnel who dedicatedly worked for the Census and said that hard work is the key to success which takes to the pinnacles of glory. He therefore impressed upon the staff to work hard to achieve results. He also appealed to the staff of the Common Statistical Cadre to maintain the same pace and zeal in carrying out all other statistical activities.

Dr. Prabir Kumar Rath Professor of Geography, Government College Khandola in his address, guided the statistical personnel and congratulated the Directorate for bringing out the provisional results in a record time. He particularly lauded the contribution of Shri Vijay B. Saxena, Joint Director for efficient and smooth handling of even toughest statistical assignments and whose efforts are yielding the results. He said that scrutiny and compilation of around 3,46,000 listed records and around 97,000 establishments and bringing out the report in 2 month’s time by the Department is a commendable job.

Shri Rajesh Veluskar, Smt. Nirupa Chari and Shri Milind Nagvekar, statistical personnel of Common Statistical Cadre of DPSE and others were honoured for the best performance in the conduct of 6th Economic Census by Shri Sherkhane on the occasion.

Smt. Flora Sequeira, Assistant Director, Census and Shri P.R. Goankar, Assistant Director, Census Department, Goa amongst other present during release ceremony.

Smt. Radhika Prabhudessai compared the function. Shri Vijay B. Saxena, Joint Director welcomed the guests and later proposed vote of thanks.