Economic Census launched in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 00:03

New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday launched the sixth Economic Census for Delhi which will be carried out by around 12,000 enumerators across the city in the next five weeks.

Dikshik asked all citizens of Delhi to extend full co-operation to the enumerators by furnishing all required information to make the exercise a "big success".

An enumerator Thursday visited the Chief Minister`s 3, Motilal Nehru Marg residence at Lutyens Bungalow Zone in central Delhi to record relavent details.

Officials said around "12,000 enumerators will visit 45 lakh households in 33,200 enumeration blocks in the next five weeks to collect the relavent information".

Earlier, economic censuses were carried out in the city in 1977, 1980, 1990, 1998 and 2005.

PTI



First Published: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 00:03

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