Exercise of the National Population Registry (NPR) -2021 postponed in UP before the Covid-19 pandemic

NEW DELHI: In the context of the coronavirus outbreak, the first phase of 2021 and the National update ( NPR ) has been postponed until further requests, the state government reported Saturday.

The 2021 Census was scheduled to take place in two phases: Phase I, that is, List of houses and Housing Census during April-September 2020 and Phase II, that is, Enumeration of the population from February 9 to 28 February 2021.

The updation of NPR was also proposed to be done along with the Phase I of Census 2021 in all the States and, except.

The first phase of Census 2021 and updation of NPR, which was to begin on various dates decided by the State/UT governments beginning April 1 and various related field activities, was postponed after the Ministry of Home Affairs issued an order with regard to the same .