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Nityanand Rai inaugurates Conference on Census 2021 in New Dekhi

A Conference of the Chief Secretaries and Administrator State and Union Territories on Census 2021 and updating of National Population Register, NPR was held in New Delhi. The conference was inaugurated by Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai. He also inaugurated the Official Mascot for Census 2021.

The data collected in the Census helps in framing policies for the welfare of the people of the country. Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla remarked on the vastness of this exercise and involvement of the State functionaries. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India Dr Vivek Joshi made a brief presentation on the Strategy for Census 2021.