Shillong, November 29, 2019 (MMP): A State Level Census Coordination Committee was convened by the Director of Census Operations, Meghalaya, Dr. Joram Beda under the Chairmanship of P.S. Thangkhiew, Chief Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya on 28th November, 2019 at the Conference Room of Meghalaya Secretariat, Bharati Chanda, Dy. Registrar General and Commissioners & Secretaries of various departments of the Government of Meghalaya along with officers of the Directorate of Census Operations, Meghalaya attended the meeting. Issues pertaining to the upcoming Census of India, 2021 were discussed with the various stakeholders and valuable inputs and suggestions were received.
The Census of India will commence with Houselisting & Housing Operations (HLO) and the updation of National Population Register in 2020. This shall be followed by Population Enumeration in 2021.The Census of India is one of the largest administrative exercises in the world and it is a source of accurate statistics for policy making for both the Central and State Government as well as public stakeholders. The wholehearted participation of the general public is requested in the forthcoming exercise to ensure the success of Census & NPR operations so that each and every individual of the state is covered in the exercise. MMP