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A Treatise on Indian Censuses since 1981

Union Home Minister Amit Shah releases a book on Indian census at the inauguration of the newly-built Janganana Bhawan, in New Delhi, Monday, May 22, 2023. Photo: PTI

The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Government of India, has published an e-Book, “A Treatise on Indian Censuses since 1981”. The publication contains nine chapters, five of which are devoted to the Censuses between 1981 and 2011. The other four chapters are an Introduction; Objectives, Essential Features and Utility of Census; Elements of Census Operations; Approach to the 16th Census, and Concepts and Definitions used in Census of India.

The 696-page publication, released by the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah on May 21, 2023, can be accessed here as an External Link.

A Treatise on Indian Censuses since 1981

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