The Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation, D.V. Sadananda Gowda has launched the International Household Survey Network (IHSN) Toolkit.
He also had launched new Website of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in New Delhi.
What is International Household Survey Network (IHSN) Toolkit?
- The IHSN is a standard bench mark which can be used as an active management tool for better integration of administrative structures and statistical access for policy making.
- It is about latest trends & developments of data archives, storage and dissemination technology tools available to user. It is designed to address technical issues facing data producers.
- Components of Toolkit are (i) Metadata Editor: It allows user to add survey metadata and create the ddi.xml and as Nesstar study document. (ii) CD-ROM Builder: It allows user to generate HTML output from the study that can be published on the Internet or a CD for dissemination. (iii) NADA: It is search engine that allows user to import the ddi.xml and search for variables and view metadata.