Tag: National Population Register

Cabinet approves National Population Register; no document required to prove identity

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval for the National Population Register (NPR) with no requirement by the people to submit any document to prove their identity. Announcing the decision taken in the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said no proof will be sought […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
'Process To Update NPR Underway In Odisha'

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing wrangle over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), the survey process to update the National Population Register (NPR) in Odisha has begun. Door to door survey, collection and updation of data and house-listing process are scheduled to begin from April 16 and continue till May 31 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
No Documents Will Be Asked Or Biometric Taken For NPR: Home Ministry

New Delhi: Amid concerns expressed by opposition parties and states like West Bengal on the National Population Register (NPR), the Home Ministry on Wednesday said no documents will be asked or biometric taken while updating the register. A form carrying questions as part of the NPR exercise will be finalised soon, ministry officials said. They […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
PM Modi Defends NPR, Says Updating It Will Help Give Benefits Of Schemes To Poor

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a strong defence of NPR saying the country’s population register was being updated with demographic information for better targeting of government’s welfare schemes. He accused Opposition parties such as the Congress of misleading people on the National Population Register (NPR) for their “narrow vote bank politics”. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
NPR, first phase of Census 2021 exercise postponed amid COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi: The Union government on Wednesday announced to postpone the first phase of Census 2021 and the National Population Register (NPR) exercise owing to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. The exercise slated to begin on April 1 this year has been “postponed until further orders”, the office of the Registrar General and […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021