Caste based census

Supreme Court asks Centre to respond to plea seeking caste-based census for OBCs

The panel, headed by former Delhi High Court judge, G Rohini, was set up in 2017 to sub-categorise the OBC communities to ensure that the benefits of reservation reach all of them.

published on : 25th December 2022

Former Union Minister Srikant Jena demands Odisha Assembly's resolution on caste census

As a caste based census is supported by all political parties, the resolution can be unanimous, he said and urged the Chief Minister to start the process before his foreign visit.  

published on : 13th June 2022

Caste-based census in Bihar soon as all-party meet gives nod to exercise

CM Nitish Kumar said that a proposal to conduct the caste-based census in the state will be presented in the meeting of the state cabinet soon for its approval.

published on : 1st June 2022

All-party meeting on caste-based census in Bihar rescheduled for June 1

The all-party meeting will be followed by cabinet approval on the proposal to hold a caste-based census in the state from its own resources. 

published on : 24th May 2022

2021 Census work begins, to capture OBC headcount for the first time

Census 2021 will be finalised in three years after conducting the census instead of seven to eight years now, a home ministry spokesperson said.

published on : 31st August 2018