Second round of census begins in Mizoram

Second round of Census 2011 or population enumeration kicked off Wednesday in Mizoram with enumerators recording information about people.

Updated: Feb 09, 2011, 13:10 PM IST

Aizawl: Second round of Census 2011 or population enumeration kicked off Wednesday in Mizoram with enumerators recording information about people.
H P Sahu, Director of Census Operation said that 2,20 enumerators, 450 supervisors were engaged for the census and were imparted training by 50 master trainers, three master trainer facilitators and one gender master trainer facilitator.

The second round would be conducted during February 9 to 28 and the revisions round would be taken up during March one to five, Sahu said.

State General Administration Department issued a notification instructing all the government officials involved in the census to remain in their respective jurisdiction during the exercise.
The notification warned that any one obstructing the ongoing census would be liable to be punished under relevant sections of Census Act, 1948 which entails imprisonment up to three years and fine of Rs 1,000.

PTI