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    Home Ministry report says need to update National Population Register database across country

    India | November 08, 2022 15:42 IST

    NPR: The ministry report stated that due to Covid-19 pandemic, the work of updating the NPR and other field activities had come to a halt.

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    National Population Register: How it is different from last NPR exercise conducted in 2010

    India | December 25, 2019 15:46 IST

    The new NPR will have 21 categories for which people have to give information compared to the previous NPR which had only 15 categories to be filled. Opposition has hit out at the Modi government saying NPR will be used for NRC, however, Home Minister Amit Shah has said that there is no connection between NPR and NRC.

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    Amit Shah explains NPR, NRC, Citizenship Act: 10 takeaways

    India | December 25, 2019 8:20 IST

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday explained the difference between NPR (National Population Register) and NRC (National Register of Citizens). Clearing the Centre's stand, Amit Shah said the government is not even holding talks of implementing PAN-India NRC. Below are the highlights from what Amit Shah said on NPR, NRC and Citizenship Act.

  • Owaisi hits back at Amit Shah

    No talks on pan-India NRC, says Amit Shah; Owaisi hits back

    India | December 25, 2019 7:08 IST

    Earlier on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had said that NPR had nothing to do with NRC. Attacking Owaisi, Amit Shah had said: "I am not surprised by the stand taken by Owaisi ji. If we say the sun rises from the east, then Owaisi sahab would say it rises from the west."

  • Cabinet approves funds for updating National Population Register: Officials

    Cabinet approves funds for updating National Population Register: Officials

    India | December 24, 2019 16:29 IST

    The data for National Population Register was collected in 2010 along with the house-listing phase of Census of India 2011. The data was updated in 2015 by conducting door-to-door survey. The digitisation of the updated information has been completed.

  • Explained: What is National Population Register?

    Explained: What is National Population Register?

    December 24, 2019 16:21 IST

    The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared the National Population Register. The National Population Register is set to commence from April next year. The National Population Register (NPR) is a Register of usual residents of the country. It is mandatory for every usual resident of India to register in the NPR.

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    Modi cabinet approves budget for National Population Register. What it means

    India | December 24, 2019 14:48 IST

    The budget for the National Population Register has been cleared by the Union Cabinet. Slated to commence from April next year, the NPR is an exercise to create an identity database of every citizen of the country.

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    Union Cabinet likely to consider proposal to allocate funds for NPR updation

    India | December 24, 2019 7:49 IST

    The NPR will be prepared at the local (village/sub-Town), sub-district, district, state and national level under provisions of the Citizenship Act 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003.

  • Next on PM Modi's agenda- National Population Register

    Next on PM Modi's agenda- National Population Register

    India | December 21, 2019 14:54 IST

    According to the website of the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, the objective of the NPR is to create a comprehensive identity database of every usual resident in the country. The database will contain demographic as well as biometric particulars.

  • 469 permanent npr centres in tn before november 15

    469 permanent NPR centres in TN before November 15

    India | October 29, 2014 16:24 IST

    Chennai: A total of 469 permanent National Population Register (NPR) centres would be set up across Tamil Nadu to collect bio metric data of people in the state under the second round, a senior official