The exercise is conducted under the Collection of Statistics Act, 2008, which makes your submission legally binding and mandatory. The Act requires owner or occupier or person in-charge or his authorized representative in respect of persons or a firm registered under the India Partnership Act, 1932 or a co-operative society registered under any Co-operative Societies Act or a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956 or a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 or any association recognized or registered under the law for the time being in force. For details refer to the Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 of the Government of India (

A ‘NIL’ return is required if your firm was not in operation during 2015-16. Please state the effective date your company ceased operations. Also, please retain a copy of the completed questionnaire for your reference.

All information provided in this survey will be treated as confidential and individual level information will not be made available in the public domain.

For more information or assistance, please contact the officers-in-charge at Services Statistics Division:









Please click here to Download the questionnaire in Excel Sheet

You'll be able to download a zip file on clicking the link above. Please unzip it in a folder to get the questionnaire in Excel format. Please fill it up and then validate it using the 'Validate' button. After validation, you need to save it on clicking the ‘SAVE AS’ button. The application will request you to mention the path where the file will be saved.

Please do not provide any name for the file. It will be automatically generated by the system using the first 4 characters of Company Name and Year of Incorporation. The extension of the saved file will be 'xlsm'.

Please e-mail the filled-in Excel file to the e-mail IDs below: