Census To Start In Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad

Come May 1 and residents of Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad and the surrounding rural areas will begin to participate in the National Housing Census and National Population Registry drive.
All residents of Pune district will have to fill up two questionnaires with 50 questions when the enumerators conduct the house-to-house survey. They will seek data like names of family members, age, income, education, standard of living and property details. A photograph of every family member above the age of 15 and their finger prints will be collected.
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Population in 2001 : 72,67,535
Projected population in 2011: 91,42,379
Increase of around 20% to 25%
Census in will be conducted in 14 talukas, 11 municipal councils, 3 cantonment boards, 14 wards of the PMC and 4 wards of the PCMC
Read the rest of the TOI article, Govt machinery shifts gear for May 1 census exercise.

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