“Dolphin Census” Registers Increase in Numbers of Dolphins

What is the News? The Odisha State Forest and Environment Department released the final data on the dolphin census. The census covers almost the entire coast of Odisha. What are the Key Findings of the Dolphin Census? Number of Dolphins: The number of dolphins increased by 311 in Odisha taking the total number up to… Continue reading “Dolphin Census” Registers Increase in Numbers of Dolphins

16th Census of India likely to postpone to 2022

What is the News? The Government of India is likely to postpone the 2021 census to 2022, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in the country. First phase of the Census was scheduled to be rolled out on 1st April 2020. Under this phase, House Listing & Housing Census and updating of the National Population… Continue reading 16th Census of India likely to postpone to 2022

Socio-Economic and Caste Census: A Need for reforms

Source: click here Syllabus: GS 1 – population and associated issues Synopsis:  Socio-Economic and Caste Census is suffering from many issues. All the issues must be removed before the next exercise is conducted. Introduction  The Census of India is one of the largest exercises which counts and collects demographic and socio-economic information on the Indian… Continue reading Socio-Economic and Caste Census: A Need for reforms