National Population Register (NPR)

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. National Population Register (NPR): Context: The office of the Registrar-General of India (RGI) has clarified that the schedule, or the questionnaire, of the National Population Register (NPR) is “being finalised” and the information about the expected …

National Population Register (NPR)

Topics covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. National Population Register (NPR) What to study? For prelims and mains: NPR- features, composition and uses. Context: Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Pleas Against National Population Register. What’s the issue? Various petitions have been filed challenging the NPR. The concern …

Insights into Editorial: What connects the NPR, NRIC and Census?

Insights into Editorial: What connects the NPR, NRIC and Census? In News: As protests spread all across the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019 and the proposed National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC), West Bengal and Kerala suspended work related to the preparation and update of the National Population Register (NPR) in their …

National Population Register (NPR)

Topics covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. National Population Register (NPR) What to study? For prelims and mains: NPR- features, composition and uses. Context: Following the footsteps of West Bengal, the Kerala Government has decided to put on hold all proceedings for updating the National Population Register (NPR). …