Census helps justifiable fund allocations: J&K Home minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 20:35

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir home minister Nasir Aslam Wani on Wednesday said accurate census helps in justifiable fund allocations to various social strata.
"The accurate census helps in justifiable fund allocations in various social strata and bring holistic development of the state," Wani said here.

He inaugurated a two-day data dissemination workshop on housing, household amenities and assets, sanitation and condition of houses in JK, organised by Directorate of Census Operations, JK in collaboration with UNFPA and UNWOMEN here today.

He asked officers to benefit optimally from technical sessions being held during the training course.

"I am sure this workshop will enable Head of Department Academicians and data users to generate information which is specific to their departments," he said.

The minister said the state administration should use census data vigorously for their departmental plans. He highlighted the usefulness of census which has credibility and is acknowledged all over the world.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 20:35

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