Registrar General and Census Commissioner Current Affairs, GK & News

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 stations etc. has been postponed till June 2022. Freezing of boundary limits of administrative units ..

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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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Sailesh appointed as Registrar General and Census Commissioner

Senior IAS officer Sailesh has been appointed as Registrar General and Census Commissioner  (RGCC) of India. His appointment was confirmed by Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has been appointed for a period till July 28, 2017 and shall succeed C Chandramouli after he completed his tenure. Sailesh is ..

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Government hands over new Maritime Security Gadget to Navy, Coast guard

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has handed over Resident Identity Card (RIC) readers to Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan and Coast Guard Director General Vice-Admiral A G Thapliyal. As part of RIC Scheme, these maritime security gadgets will be used by security agencies to check identity cards of the residents of coastal areas issued ..

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