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Enumeration of Citizens underway to Update NPR

Published: 05th April 2016 07:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2016 07:08 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:  As a first step towards creation of National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC), the central government has decided to update the National Population Register of all the usual residents of the country, GHMC commissioner B Janardhan Reddy has said.

Accordingly, the state government has issued a notification for taking up house-to-house enumeration from April 1 to 30 in GHMC limits to update the National Population Register of all the usual residents in the state. NPR was created under the Citizenship Act 1955 and being upadated under the Citizenship Rules 2003 as amended from time to time.

The main objective of the exercise is to update the existing NPR database by verifying the details of usual residents, seeding of Aadhaar/EID (Enrollment Identity Number) in the NPR database by conducting house-to-house enumeration by designated government officials, inclusion of new usual residents, households, found in the local area during the enumeration work.  

The total population of Greater Hyderabad as per the 2011 census is 67,31,790 and the total number of enumeration blocks is around 15,000, the total number of enumerators required for each block ie, around 15,000.

In this connnection, the commissioner has appealed to all citizens of GHMC area to cooperate with the enumerators during their visit to the houses by furnishing their details.

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