Digital Census Current Affairs, GK & News

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 is to ask 31 questions to the citizens. For the first time of Indian history, ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

7th Economic Census: First time digital; to be complete by 2020

The Seventh Economic Census is being conducted nationwide through Common Service Centres (CSC) and is expected to be completed by March 2020. This is the first time the census is being conducted digitally. Highlights As the census is being conducted digitally, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation conducting the census has tied up with ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Census 2021: Digital Collection of Data and Multipurpose Card Proposed

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities such as Aadhaar, bank accounts, passport and driving licence. He also announced that for first time in 140-year history of census in India, data is proposed to be collected through a mobile app and people who ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Census 2021: Foundation stone of Janganana Bhawan (Census building) laid

Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Janganana Bhawan or Census Building in New Delhi. It is the office of the census authority. The upcoming Janganana Bhawan is being built on a Green Building concept. This shows Government’s commitment of taking forward and popularising the concept of Green Buildings in the country. ..

Month: 

Topics: