Census 2021: India's First Digital Census

Census 2021: India's First Digital Census

Census 2021: India's First Digital Census


  • In Census 2021, digital collection of data will be adopted through mobile app.
  • India's First digital Census 2021 (Budget Rs. 12000 Crore)
  • Census 2021 will be in 16 different languages.
  • Census 2021 will be 16th Census in country and 8th Census after independence.
  • In 2011, Transgender population was conducted first time and it was around 4,90,000.
  • Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) has been done 4 times in total since 1992.So, First SECC:1992 , 2nd:1997, 3rd:2002, 4th: 2011
  • In 2017, Government agreed to replace BPL with SECC.