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The exercise began with the enumeration of President Pratibha Patil at Rashtrapati Bhavan here this morning by the staff of the Office of the Registrar General and the Census Commissioner of India. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram was amongst those present.
Along with the decennial census operation, the Government is also preparing the country's first ever National Population Register (NPR), which is designed to be a comprehensive identity database of all usual residents of India.
Ms Patil requested all residents of the country to wholeheartedly participate in the exercise so as to make it a resounding success. She said that the exercise would not only benefit the nation but also each individual.
Later, Vice-President Hamid Ansari completed the formalities of en ...more
See http://www.censusindia.gov.in/ for details.