The Department of Economic and Statistical Analysis, Haryana functions under the administrative control of the State Planning Department, Haryana. Function of State Government have increased tremendously. The concept of a State has changed from that of a simply maintaining law and order to that of welfare state. Statistical data and methods are of great help in promoting human welfare, framing suitable policies and efficient functioning of various departments of state government. This Department undertakes multifarious activities pertaining to the collection, compilation and analysis of data on socio-economic aspects of the State economy, evaluation of development programmes and formulation of annual five year plans. The major functions of this Department are as follow:
- To collect, compile analyse data regarding various socio-economic aspects of the State.
- To serve as a store-house for all types of statistics required for planning and formulation of development programmes.