NSSO is planning to conduct all-India survey on drinking water in July 2018

Vastavam web: The NSSO is planning to launch an all-India survey on drinking water, sanitation, hygiene and housing conditions in July next year, Parliament was informed today.The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), in the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (MOSPI) has been regularly conducting nation-wide surveys on various socio – economic subjects.Currently, 75th round of National Sample Survey on Household Consumer Expenditure and Household Social Consumption on Health and Education is in progress.

Fieldwork for collection of data for survey is from July 2017 to June 2018, the minister say.The minister further said that with a view to collect data directly using handheld IT devices in place of paper schedule is being used for the periodic labour force survey.