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Dataset Access Guide: Annual Survey of Industries


The Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) is one of the large-scale sample survey conducted by Field Operation Division of National Sample Survey Office with the objective of collecting comprehensive information related to registered factories on an annual basis. ASI is the primary source of data for facilitating the systematic study of the structure of industries, analysis of various factors influencing industries in the country and creating a database for the formulation of industrial policy.
Currently, we have ASI (detailed) unit level data from 1983-84 to 1984-85; 1989-90; 1994-95, 1996-97 to 2012-13.
ASI (Detailed) unit-level data with common factory –ID is available from 1998-99 to 2014-15. These data can be downloaded in PDF format through CD-Mirroring platform.                                                                                   
For accessing the data, please send an email to the

Note: Faculty and FPM scholar may copy the data in their hard disk after sign copyright declaration form

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