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National Population Register is a original database of the identities of all Indian residents. The database is maintained by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.The updation of the National Population Register (NPR) across the India carried out between April 2020 to September 2020. May be the duration will be increased and the new data will be published in February 2021. The act is almost same as Aadhaar Cards ceated by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). NPR and UIDAI work closely together to create a database of Indian residents.
According to the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 with Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003, the NPR is a upgraded registered database of all ‘residents’ of the country, prepared at several levels from all over the country including village/sub-town, subdistrict, district, state. After the completion of this process, every citizen of India has to be issued a national identity card under the law. The main aim is storing data in a digital format and identify the person who has resided in a local area for the past six months or more.
The detail information required to be given for NPR of every individual person are listed bellow- Name Father's name Mther's name Spouse's name (if married) Relationship to the head of the household Date of birth Sex Marital status place of birth Nationality present address of usual residence Duration of stay at the present address permanent residential address Educational qualification Occupation Language Migration

The data for National Population Register was collected in 2010 alongwith the houselisting phase of Census of India 2011.

The present status of NPR

The data for NPR was collected in 2010 alongwith the houselisting phase of Census of India 2011. The updation of these collected data was done during 2015 by conducting door to door survey by Indian Govt. Now it has been decided by Indian Govt. to update the National Population Register along with the Houselisting phase of Census 2021. A Gazette notification to this effect has already been published by the Central Government. There will be a detailed survey on gender and literacy rate, a number of towns, slum households and their population. Information is also collected on sources of potable water, energy, irrigation, method of farming, whether a house is a concrete, thatched or others.


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