Planning, Statistics & Evaluation is engaged in the collection, compilation, tabulation and publication of the socio economic data related to the state of
It has conducted several varieties of censuses as part of national and state planning process. The decision making agencies in the government utilize the services provided by this department.
The Planning Division is responsible for formulating the Five Year Plans and the Annual plan and assisting
the State Planning Board and the Sub Committees appointed there under. The objective of the Statistics
Division is to collect, compile and disseminate the data required for planning and decision making. The
Evaluation Division is concerned with the evaluation of ongoing as well as completed
programmes/projects/schemes undertaken by the Government. In addition to evaluation regular monitoring
of Plan Programmes/Schemes is also being carried out by this Division. This Directorate also functions as
the Office of the Chief Registrar of Births & Deaths for effective implementation of the Registration of
Births & Deaths Act 1969.
The Director of Planning, Statistics & Evaluation, has had been designated as the Chief
Registrar of Births and Deaths. He acts as the Chief Executive officer for the implementation of the provisions of the
Registration of Births and Deaths (RBD) Act, 1969. He is responsible for issue of suitable instructions,
coordinating, unifying and supervising the work registration in the State for securing an efficient system of
registration of Births and death.
The Directorate of Planning, Statistics and Evaluation (DPSE) comprises three broad Divisions, namely
Planning, Statistics and Evaluation.
The Planning Division is responsible for formulating the Five Year Plan and Annual plans and assisting the State Planning Board and its sub-committees.
The Statistics Division is responsible for collection, compilation and analysis of data, for planning and decision-making.
The Evaluation Division is concerned with evaluation of various schemes / programmes / projects undertaken by the Government. In addition to the above activities, the Directorate carries out regular monitoring of Plan programmes and Schemes.
The DPSE also functions as the Office of the Chief Registrar of Births and Deaths for effective implementation of the Registration of Births and Deaths Act., 1969.
For administrative purposes, the DPSE is organized in to eight Divisions, as follows:
| Division I
|| Administration and Accounts,
| Division II
| Division III
| Division IV
||State Income and Co-Ordination
| Division V
| Division VI
||National Sample Survey, Annual Survey of Industries and Index of Industrial Production
| Division VII
||Registration of Births and Deaths and Price Index,
|| Western Ghats & Twenty Points Programme