Census 2021

Recent Updates on Census 2021

Central Government has postponed the first phase of the census and collection of details for updating the National Population Register (NPR) at least till September, 2022. Highlights Earlier in December 2021, freezing of boundaries of districts, sub-districts, talukas, tehsils, police ..



What is ‘Sarna Code’ Resolution passed in Jharkhand Assembly? How is it related to Census 2021?

On November 11, 2020, the Jharkhand General Assembly passed a resolution demanding a separate ‘Sarna Code’ for Tribals. The proposal was tabled by Chief Minister Hemant Soren. The resolution was passed unanimously with voice vote. The Resolution seeks a separate ..


Census 2021 and NPR updation postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The GoI had planned to conduct Census 2021 in two phases. The first phase was scheduled between April-September 2020 and the second phase was scheduled in February 2021. Also, the updation of NPR has also been postponed due to the ..


Centre finalizes 31 questions for Census 2021

As per the recent notification from the Centre, it has finalised a set of 31 questions to be asked during the collection of data for Census 2021. Some of the important questions include predominant material of floor, wall and roof of the ..

Firsts of Census 2021: Cereals eaten, transgender run houses

For the first time, the Census will collect data of transgenders headed houses. Also, the census will enquire about “Main cereal”, which is also included for the first time in the history of census of India. Highlights The Census 2021 ..


Census India-2021 to be conducted through Mobile App

The 16th Indian Census will begin on 1st April this year for which the Government of India has decided to move away from the traditional pen and paper to a digital method by using an android based mobile application in ..