Agenda for the District Level Seminars

20th October 2015

  8:30a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration
  9.00 a.m.– 9.15 a.m. Inauguration
National Anthem
Lighting the Traditional oil lamp
  9.15 a.m. – 9.25 a.m. Welcome speech & introduction of International Statistics Day
District Statistical Head
  9.25 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. District Secretary’s speech
  9.45 a.m. – 10.15 a.m. Special Messages on International Statistics Day
Director General of DCS, Secretary to the Ministry of National Policy & Economic Affairs, Hon. State Minister of Ministry of National Policy & Economic Affairs, Hon Prime Minister, H.E. the President
  10.15 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. Tea Break
  10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Presentations on Data we have

Economic Census
Big target with Demographic Dividend
Importance of Agricultural and Related Statistics
Price Index (CCPI, Producer’s Price)
National Accounts
Labour force
  12.30 p.m. –12.35 p.m. Vote of thanks
  12.35 p.m. Closing ceremony


Celebration of World Statistics Day 2015 programme includes many events targeted at increasing awareness about official statistics amongst various user groups. The event: “WSD forum 2015” will be held on 20th October 2015 at JAIC Hilton Hotel Colombo with the participation of Hon. Niroshan Perera, State Minister of National Policy & Economic Development, as the chief guest.