Census 2021

First phase of Census 2021 to be conducted in Haryana from May 1

Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India, Vivek Joshi was also present in the meeting.

Feb 15, 2020, 08:04 AM IST

Census 2021: Govt to seek info on toilets, mobile number, vehicles owned

For the first time, this will be a digital census in which officers will be able to calculate data via mobile, there will be a special app for census developed by the government which the officers can use by downloading on their mobile phones.

Jan 16, 2020, 17:28 PM IST

NPR to be self-declaration, no document, biometric needed, to cost Rs 3,941 crore

Addressing a press conference Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the decision of the government. Javadekar asserted that the NPR will be a self-declaration, and no document or bio-metric will be required for it. Speaking on Census 2021, added Javadekar, "We are implementing the scheme that the UPA had launched in 2010."

Dec 24, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah moots idea of multipurpose card, says 2021 census will be done digitally

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also noted that the next census in 2021 would be done through a mobile app. 

Sep 23, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

In a first, census data could be collected using mobile app

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has said that mobile apps could greatly assist in collecting census data in the country - a practice which started here 140 years ago. 

Apr 09, 2019, 16:17 PM IST

Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs

Census 2021 will be finalised?in three years after conducting the census instead of seven to eight years now, a home ministry spokesperson said. 

Sep 01, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

Government begins preparations for Population Census 2021; meetings underway

The government has begun preparations for the next population census in 2021. According to a release of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the office of Registrar General and Census Commissioner has initiated the preparatory work for conducting next Population Census 2021.

Aug 07, 2018, 22:19 PM IST