Caste Census Current Affairs, GK & News

Andhra Pradesh: Cabinet gives nod for caste-based census

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to request the Centre to take up caste-based census to mention other backward classes (OBCs) in the national census for 2021. Highlights Cabinet authorized the state backward classes minister Venugopala Krishna, for moving a request resolution in upcoming assembly session to take up caste census of OBCs. Recently, on October ..

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Odisha’s first survey of backward classes

The Odisha government will start the first state survey of “social and educational conditions” of people belonging to the backward classes from May 1 to May 20, 2021. Highlights In the state of Odisha, there are around 209 communities which are identified as the socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs). They account for 54% of ..

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Bihar to conduct a caste-based census

The Bihar Legislative Assembly recently passed a resolution to conduct a caste-based census in the state. The chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar proposed a caste-based census in the Assembly and it was passed unanimously. The Speaker of the state assembly announced that the proposal has been passed and the resolution would be sent to the central government.

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Updates on Census 2021

The Indian Government plans to conduct its next population survey in 2021.? The Census of India, conducted every 10 years, has been conducted for a total of 15 times till 2011 Census. History of the Census While it was started in 1872, the first complete census was performed in 1881. After the independence, the Indian ..

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