GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Compilation of Periodical and
The first 'Provisional' issue of the Manual of Statistical Instructions regarding tri-monthly, monthly and half - yearly statistics prescribed by the Railway Board was issued in 1946. The Revised Edition incorporating the modifications and amplifications of detailed instructions, rules, etc. communicated to Railways through letters end correction slips, was brought out in April, 1958. A second edition was issued in February. 1959, incorporating changes necessitated by the adoption of Metric System for the purpose of Railway statistics.
2. The present revision takes into account changes introduced in the methodology for Compilation of various statistical data from tome to time. This Manual supersedes all pervious issues. Additions and alterations to the manual will be notified from time to time as may be necessary by means of correction slips.
3, In accordance with the Government of India's policy, this Manual as a diglot edition.
4. The instructions contained in this Manual should be carefully studied to ensure correct compilation of the various statistics .It is requested that suggestions, comments, if any, and errors omissions or inconsistencies that come to light may be brought to the notice of Director, Statistic and Economics, Railway Board, Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.
New Delhi. Himmat Singh
Dated 9th March, 1983 Secretary, Railway Board