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Statistical Science Institute


2 Tô Hiệu, Hà Đông District, Hà Nội city




Nguyen Van Doan


024.38 344 236

Deputy Director:

Nguyen Văn Thụy


024.38 350 708

Deputy Director:


024.38 350 708

Deputy Director:


Hoàng Thu Hiền

024.38 344 234












Ha Noi, June 24, 2013


On Specifying functions, duties and organizational structure

Of the Viet Nam Institute of StatisticalScience




Based on Decision No 54/2010/QD-TTg dated August 24, 2010 by the Prime Minister specifying functions, duties, powers and organizational structure of the General Statistics Office (GSO) directly under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI);

Based on Decision No.676/QD-BKH dated May 25, 2009 by the Minister of MPI on the decentralization of management for cadres, civil public workers and employees working in the public administration and service sectors under MPI; 

Considered requests from Director of the Viet Nam Institute of Statistical Science (VISS) and Director of the Personnel Department,


            Article 1- Position and functions

VISS is a unit of GSO with a function of studying the science of statistics and of other fields for applications in the work of GSO; building strategies and policies to serve the state management of GSO; control over the statistical operations on a scientific and qualified basis; dissemination of information on statistics science; training and fostering human source for GSO.

VISS has a legal status, its own seal and can open accounts at the State Treasury and Bank to run its work in accordance with law. Finance for operations of VISS shall be provided by the state budget in accordance with law.

International name: Viet Nam Institute of Statistical Science, abbreviated to VISS.

Article 2-Duties and powers

Submitting built long-term and annual plans of scientific and applied research within the field of statistics to the General Director of GSO for approval and implementing those ratified plans;

Research and building of statistical development strategies and policies; as a focus point for monitoring, supervision and assessment over the performance of these in accordance with GSO’s rules after they are approved by authority level; Studying and applying methodology, mathematics, information technology and other scientific fields to the work of GSO;

Conducting surveys to collect necessary information for the work of research or for assessment of achieved results from the study;

Dissemination of statistical scientific information by various forms: publications, electrical web page, translations, summing-ups, overviews, recapitulations, summary records; compilation of documents of statistical science for the need of research, training and development in GSO’s work;

Control over the statistical scientific activity of GSO and recommendations for application of study results in the reality;

Control over the quality of statistical operations of GSO;

Compiling material and holding training/refresher courses of statistical specialty;

Cooperation and association with training and research organizations in and out of the country in the field of scientific research, training of statistics and dissemination of information on statistical science;

Management of organizational machinery, workforce; implementation of salary regulations, policy of treatment, reward, punishment and other rules for employees and workers under management of the Center in accordance of  law and the decentralization defined by the General Director of GSO;

Control over finance, assets and assigned construction invested projects in accordance of law and GSO’s rules;

Performance of other duties assigned by the General Director;

Article 3- Organizational structure

The organizational structure of VISS consists of:

Division for Statistical Scientific Research and Statistical Development Strategy

Division for management of Scientific and Qualified Statistics

Statistical Training Center

Statistical Science Information Center

Personnel-Administration Division

The establishment of new division(s), dissolution, separation and merger of divisions and the Center (generally called Division) under VISS shall be decided by the GSO General Director.

Every division has one manager and one vice manager; for division(s) having six employees and above, vice managers are not more than two.

The manager is responsible to the Director of VISS and to the law for all activities of his (her) division. The vice manager is liable to the manager and the law for his (her) assigned tasks.

Functions, duties and relations among divisions shall be specified by the Director of VISS.

Article 4- Leaders of VISS

VISS has one director and deputy directors; Director and deputies shall be appointed or dismissed by the GSO General Director.

The Director of VISS is responsible to the GSO General Director and to the law for all activities within the institute.Deputy directors assist the director and are liable to the director and to the law for assigned tasks.

The Director shall decide to nominate/dismiss/appoint the division manager/vice manager of the unit in accordance of law and the decentralization defined by the General Director of GSO.

            Article 5- Effect and execution responsibility

This Decision shall take effect from the date of signing. Decision No 870/QD-TCTK dated 01/12/2004 by the Director General of GSO specifying functions, duties, organizational structure for the Institute of Statistical Science is abolished.

The Director of VISS, Director of the Personnel Department, Chief of the Administration Department, Director of the Finance-Planning Department and Heads of related units shall be responsible for execution of this Decision./.




- As said in Article 5

- MPI Minister (for reporting)

- GSO leaders

- Personnel Department of MPI

- Units under GSO

-Website of GSO

- Archive in Document & Letter Section, Personnel Department



Do Thuc (Signed)