National Population Register Current Affairs, GK & News

Census improbable in 2020

Indian census which is considered to be the largest administrative and statistical exercise in the world seems improbable this year. This year the first phase of the census to update the National Population Register (NPR) was scheduled which got postponed due to current COVID-19 outbreak. Indian Census in brief The Indian Census is decennial in ..

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Bengal becomes the fourth state to pass resolution against CAA

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act was legislated by the Parliament during this winter session. However, several states are agitating over the non-inclusion of Muslims in the law. Kerala was the first state to pass a resolution against the act. Recently, the state of West Bengal has passed similar resolution. Highlights After Kerala, Punjab and Rajasthan, West ..

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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 which the enumerators will be visiting households to seek information from the citizens of the ..

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NPR Data collection in Odisha in April-May

The National Population Register (NPR) exercise will be initiated from 16th April to 31st May this year in Odisha under which some new features related to parents such as Date and Place of Birth of parents will be added. The National Population Register was previously recorded in 2010 under which enumerators had recorded data from ..

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Outreach Drive to Address Concerns about CAA begins today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be conducting 30 rallies across the country to address the concerns raised by the opposition parties over the conflation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the NPR- National Population Register. The first rally in the series of 30 starts today, 3rd ..

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