More funds for 9 states for improving literacy rate

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and six other states having literacy levels less than the national average will get enhanced Central share.

Gujarat puts brakes on declining child sex ratio

Gujarat has managed to halt the speedy decline in child sex ratio, but it still has a long way to go as the current ratio is below the national average,
according to the 2011 Census.

Maharashtra`s population projected at 11.52 crore

Maharashtra`s population as per
the 2011 Census is estimated to be around 11.52 crore, making
it one of the most populous states in the country.

Chamling appeals people to cooperate with enumerators

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar
Chamling has appealed to the general public in the state to
cooperate with the enumerators in the exercise to prepare the
National Population Register (NPR).

Head count of Sikkim`s population for 2011 census to begin

The exercise for updating the
population of Sikkim as part of the 2011 census will begin in
April this year with as many as 1600 enumerators visiting the
households to collect necessary details in this regard.