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IN BRIEF Socio-Economic and Caste Census

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FACT FILE Censuses Down the Ages

The practise of counting has been prevalent for eons based on the need - administrative, military or otherwise. In the present context synchronised census systems are in place world over, that enable the understanding of population dynamics over space and time.

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IN BRIEF The Saga of India’s Censuses

With the completion of India’s 15th national Census in 2011, the essay traces significant milestones of census history.

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FACT FILE Population control expanding India

The alarming increase in population is leading India towards a resource scourge and efforts by the government, at this stage, is paramount in dealing with stabilisation concerns.

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IN BRIEF Educating India

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IN BRIEF Determining BPL Holders

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IN BRIEF Collecting Data

Census is an important exercise in India. Not only population but forests and wildlife also have a census to its credit. The following news extracts and updates encapsulate some emergent issues related to data collection.

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FACT FILE Urban poor: India Amenities

The Indian Government has enhanced its slum development schemes in an effort to bring down urban poverty further.

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FACT FILE Sanitation for All

Development is closely connected with good health and sanitation demands utmost priority for a successful nation.

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FACT FILE Freshwater in India

Prioritising the future need for water demands stringent laws. It is imperative that a state-driven directive is put in place to ensure adequate and save coverage.

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