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About 2011 Indian Census

The Census Commissioner has released the Provisional Population Report from Census 2011 on March 30, 2011.

As per the report, the population of India has crossed 121 crores.

Population121,01,93,422
Male62,37,24,246 (+18%)
Female58,64,69,174 (+17%)
State with highest populationUttar Pradesh - 19,95,81,477
Densely populated regionEastern Delhi - 37,346 sq. km
Least populated regionDibang valley in Arunachal Pradesh
Growth rate17.64% compared to 21.15% in 2001
Literacy rate74%

On June 30, 2010, a Group of Ministers (GoM) formed to look into the possibilities of including caste in the ongoing census is holding a crucial meeting.

2011 Indian Census in news

Census Workstation Set up at IIM Bangalore
Business Wire IndiaThe Office of the Registrar General, India, New Delhi, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, has set up a Census workstation at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). Deepak Rastogi, Additional Registrar General, India, will inaugurate the facility at IIMB on Friday (April 10) at 12:30 pm

Government of Maharashtra’s Effort in Bringing Differently Abled Population to Mainstream
As per census 2011 data the differently abled people constitute 2.21% of India’s population, which can contribute immensely to the nation’s growth. To achieve this it is important to provide adequate support system, and enabling tools to provide them a level playing field

CensusInfo India Software to be Launched Tomorrow
The CensusInfo India Software is an innovative and flexible database technology used for the dissemination of Population and Housing Census results

Major advancements made for empowerment of women: Economic Survey
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said some major advancements have been made for the empowerment of women over the years.

Home ministry releases House census, no. of houses goes up to 33 crore
Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh on Tuesday released the final figures of the first phase of Census 2011 known as Houselisting and Housing Census which has recorded an increase in the number of houses to 33 crores from 25 crores.

New Report Confirms Europe is on the Brink of a Stroke Crisis
Europe remains at risk of a devastating stroke crisis, according to a major new Report, “How Can We Avoid a Stroke Crisis in Europe?” published today, on World Stroke Day, by Action for Stroke Prevention (ASP). Alarmingly, the Report highlights that the first time many people will find out they have AF is when they have a stroke

DatacenterDynamics 2012 Global Industry Census Initial Findings Show Data Center Industry Robust Despite Tough Economic Conditions
DatacenterDynamics, a global specialist provider of content to the data centre industry, announces today that early indications from the DatacenterDynamics 2012 Global Industry Census show the threat of global recession is having minimal impact on growth throughout the worldwide data center industry

Pranab Mukherjee stresses upon need of gender auditing
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has stressed upon the need of gender auditing along with gender budgeting of policies and programmes of various ministries and departments under the Central government.

Mukherjee stresses upon need of gender auditing in various ministries
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today stressed upon the need of gender auditing along with gender budgeting of policies and programmes of various ministries and departments under the Government of India.

'We have to provide the common man with access to improved health services': PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said that the government aims to provide the common man with access to improved health services.

Full text: PM's speech on 65th Independence Day
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on the occasion of the 65th Independence of the country. Following is the full text of his speech:

Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 begins
The first ever post independence Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 to identify people living Below Poverty Line (BPL) began on Wednesday from Sankhola village of Hazemara block in West Tripura District.

Farooq Abdullah fears Indians will become gays due to declining sex ratio
Showing a matter of concern towards India's sex ratio, inister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah today said 'we will all become ays'.

Vice President Ansari enumerated for second phase of Census 2011
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari was enumerated for the second phase of Census 2011 here on Wednesday.

Final phase of Census 2011 begins
The second phase of Census 2011 was inaugurated by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

Beggars, sex workers and eunuchs get place in Census 2011 as other category
In the ongoing first phase of census count in Agartala, beggars, sex workers and eunuchs have got a place in the Indian Census 2011 as the other category.

Chidambaram unveils mascot of Census enumerator
Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram unveiled the mascot of Census enumerator here on Wednesday.

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