Economics & Statistics
Economic adviser heads the Economics & Statistics Wing. He advises DoF on various issues having economic implications. Other subjects dealt with by the Wing includes – S&T projects; issues pertaining to balanced fertilizers, soil health cards etc; subjects relating to renewable/non-renewable energy; clean technology & general environment issues; Quarterly Review Meeting of PSUs.
The E&S Wing also looks after production data of various fertilizers and deals with Techno- Economics Clearance (TEC) for project imports for Renovation /modernization/revamping of existing fertilizer plants on the basis of two-stage clearance / procedure.
In addition, supply/demand/price movement forecasting of various fertilizers/raw materials /intermediates are also looked after by the Economic Adviser. He is also the Nodal Officer for Skill Development activities in DOF. The Economic Adviser is assisted by Director E&S.