NPR 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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USCIRF lists India under ‘Countries of Particular Concern’ Category

In a recent report from USCIRF, India was categorised as a ‘Country of Particular Concern’ with regards to religious freedom. USCIRF USCIRF or United States Commission on International Religious Freedom is a US government commission created in 1998 by the International Religious Freedom Act. It makes policy recommendations (such as sanctions) to the President, Secretary ..

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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 spread of Corona Virus. National Population Register The NPR updation was scheduled to be conducted ..

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Cabinet approves funds to update National Population Register

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given in principal approval to clear budgetary allocation of Rs.8,754.23 crore for conducting Census of India, 2021, a Decennial Census (recurring every 10 years) exercise along with Rs.3,941.35 crore for updating National Population Register (NPR) across the country (barring Assam),which is a list of ‘usual residents’ ..

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Updation of National Population Register (NPR) gets Cabinet Approval

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi Chaired Union Cabinet has given its approval on Tuesday, 24th December 2019 for the updation of the National Population Register (NPR). The NPR will cover all states and union territories of India except Assam, and the estimated cost for the updation of NPR will be around Rs 3,941.35 ..

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