NSO Batangas prepares operational strategies for and implements such in the conduct of censuses and surveys; implements and administers the Laws for Civil Registry; provides technical support to LGU's, NGO's and the general public in the province; and promotes and disseminates newsletters, surveys and other related outputs.
NSO Batangas is headed by Provincial Statistics Officer Ms. Charito C. Armonia and assisted by the statistical and non-statistical personnel complement. It is under the NSO Region IV Calabarzon office at Lipa City who headed by Regional Director Ms. Rosalinda P. Bautista.
NSO has also the responsibility of carrying out and administering the provisions of the Civil Registry Law as provided for in Act No. 3753 dated February 1931.
More specifically, the NSO is tasked to:
The National Statistics Office is a recognized world-class
provider of statistical and civil registration products and services
Executive Order No. 314 transferred to the BCS the powers, functions, duties, personnel, appropriations, property and records of other statistical agencies effective January 1, 1941. Among these were the functions of the Division of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor and of the Section of Vital Statistics of the Bureau of Health, Department of Instruction.
Also transferred to the BCS were positions and employees of the following agencies:
Presidential Decree No. 418 issued on March 20, 1974 reconstituted the BCS into a new agency known as the National Census and Statistics Office (NCSO) under the administrative supervision of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).
In 1987, by virtue of Executive Order No. 121 entitled "Reorganizing and Strengthening the Philippine Statistical System and for Other Purposes," the NCSO was renamed National Statistics Office and was placed under the Office of the President.
Executive Order No. 149 dated December 28, 1993 was issued by the Office of the President entitled "Streamlining of the Office of the President. "By virtue of this order, the NSO was placed again under the administrative supervision of the NEDA for effective policy and program coordination and integration.