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Include DNTs in caste census: NAC to government

Last Updated: Monday, May 28, 2012, 22:18

National Advisory Council has asked the government to bring nomadic tribes to the mainstream.

Caste census could be ready by July-end: Jairam

Last Updated: Thursday, February 09, 2012, 13:16

Last month, Food Minister KV Thomas had written a letter to the Rural Development Minister seeking an updated status of SECC.

Caste-based census starts in national capital

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 16:02

As the process of carrying out a caste-based census kicked off in the capital on Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit backed the effort.

Socio Economic Caste Census 2011 to be completed by Jan

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 21:52

The government on Wednesday said that the socio-economic census, which will be used to identify beneficiaries of various schemes, is expected to be completed by January 2012.

Caste census will curb frauds: Veerappa Moily

Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011, 20:52

Union Minister Veerappa Moily said caste-based census would curb use of fake caste certificates for availing concessions.

`Shortcomings of BPL survey to be addressed`

Last Updated: Monday, August 01, 2011, 20:59

The government on Monday said that the shortcomings of the 2002 BPL survey were being addressed comprehensively in the ongoing Socio Economic and Caste Census exercise.

Poverty, caste census will be almost paperless

Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 19:44

The six-month long census for conducting a head count of poor people, along with their caste and religious affiliations, will be almost paperless as the enumerators will be armed with low-cost tablet computers.

Demand in LS for inclusion of caste in the on-going census

Last Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011, 13:48

On the last day of the Budget session of Parliament, members raised the issue of inclusion of caste in the on-going census prompting the government to assure the House that it will be done.

CM Nitish Kumar for caste-based census

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 09, 2011, 18:11

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that steps must be taken for ensuring caste-based census which has not not taken place since 1931.

Caste census between June and September in 2011

Last Updated: Friday, October 01, 2010, 18:33

Caste Census would be carried out by the government between June and September next year, Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Friday.

JD-U to make caste census a poll issue in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 18:06

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, JD-U President Sharad Yadav today sought to make the caste-based census an election issue by saying it was a bad decision of the government to conduct another census.

Govt to hold caste-based census in 2011

Last Updated: Friday, September 10, 2010, 00:24

The government has reportedly earmarked Rs 2-3 thousand crores for census.