Census 2021 India
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
07-August-2018 15:09 IST
The Office of Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India in the Ministry of Home Affairs has initiated the preparatory work for conducting next Population Census 2021.
Meetings with stakeholders including Central Government Ministries/ Departments, State Governments and data users in the country are underway. Based on inputs from all the stakeholders, the questionnaire for census will be decided and pilot testing done.
In Census, data are collected on all persons who are present in the country during the period of Census enumeration.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.