About the Division

Statistics Division of the Department of Social Justice & Empowerment is primarily responsible for sponsoring evaluation/research studies on schemes of its target groups namely Scheduled Castes , Other Backward Classes (OBCs), Senior Citizens and Victims of Substance Abuse. The Division is also responsible for sponsoring seminars, grant to individual scholar and publication grant on the subject areas relating to target groups. The Division is also responsible to fulfill the data needs of the Department for Planning and Policy intervention.

The Department of Social Justice & Empowerment sponsors Evaluation Studies to Universities, Research Institutions, Voluntary Organizations and Professional Associations working in the field of social welfare and similar organizations/agencies including institutions set-up and fully funded by Central/State Governments/Public Sector Undertakings as per GFR 2017.

(A) Major Activities

  1. Evaluation studies of this Department.
  2. Preparation of Annual Report.
  3. Preparation of Handbook on Social Welfare Statistics
  4. Output - Outcome Monitoring Framework (OOMF).
  5. Data Governance Quality Index (DGQI) - Development Monitoring & Evaluation Office (DMEO), NITI Aayog
  6. Gender Budgeting and other related issues.
  7. Development Action plan for SCs (DAPSC) – monitoring Coordination with of the Ministries and NITI Aayog.
  8. All matters relating to Statistics Division.
  9. Miscellaneous work relating to Parliament Questions / Public Grievances / VIP References / RTI etc. relating to Statistics Division

(B) Documents

  1. Annual Report of 2022-23 of the Department
  2. Handbook on Social Welfare Statistics, March 2021
  3. Evaluation Studies