WORLD STATISTICS DAY – 2015

SEMINAR ON OFFICIAL STATISTICS FOR ADVANCED LEVEL STUDENTS OF COLOMBO DISTRICT


Agenda

Date: 15/10/2015

Venue: Mahaweli Center

     
  8:15a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
  8:30a.m. – 8:45 a.m Inauguration ceremony. Lightning Oil lamp and National Anthem
  8:45a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Objective of the meeting
Director - Mr.K.G.Thilakarathna
  9:00a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Speech
Director General - Dr. A.J.Satharasingha
  9:15a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Presentation - Role of the Department of Census and Statistics(DCS)
Statistician - Mr. S.U.B.Jayamaha
  9:30a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Speech
Education Director - Mr.Wimal Gunarathna , Education Dept. of Western Province
  9:45a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Tea Break
  10:15a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Presentation - Increase of old age population in Sri Lanka
Statistician - Mrs. S.T.C.Gaveshika
  10:30a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Presentation – Briefing National Accounts System of Sri Lanka
Statistician -Mr. Anurudhdha Weerathunga
  10:45a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Presentation - Poverty Indicators and Other Social and Econ. Data
Statistician - Mrs. Dilhani Deepawansha
  11:00a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Presentation - Price Indicators and Inflation
Senior Statistician - Mr.V.P.Lalith
  11:15a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Presentation - Methodology of Data Dissemination of the DCS
Director - Mrs.Mallika Fenando
  11:35 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Presentation – IT used in the DCS for department purposes
Deputy Director - Mr.Wasantha Weerasiri
  11:55a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Concluding Remarks and Vote of Thanks
Deputy Director - Shyamalee Karunarathna

Awareness

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.