What is NPR in India: Introduction to NPR

Union Cabinet on Tuesday (24 December) announced that it has allocated around Rs 3,900 crores for updating the National Population Register (NPR) which is linked to the Census. The process shall start from April 2020 and will be completed by September 2020. The first NPR data was collected in 2010 and then updated in 2015. What is NPR? NPR full form is ‘National Population Register’. The National Population Register (NPR) is a register of usual residents of the country. It is being prepared by collecting information at the local (village/sub-town),…

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