Census Counting is nationally important should be done with great Precision and Accuracy: Resident Additional Collector Dilip Patel
Every ten years, Census counting is nationally important as the economic and social development plans of development are counted as per its base figures. Intensive training is given to those who are currently planning to do Census in Gujarat along with the entire country in the year 2021. The same operation will be performed under the guidance of the Census Directorate in Gujarat, while districts including Vadodara will be under the supervision of the District Collector for the same.
Abiding the same tradition Dilip Patel, Resident Additional Collector has begun training of around 135 charge officers, census assistants and technical assistants in the district education and training bhavan, Vadodara. The training is for Vadodara district as well as city, under the guidance of whom the actual area of operation is to be carried out.
Patel expressed his feelings on nationality by saying that digitalization has been incorporated in the census for the first time and so the process needs to be well aware of in detail during training. Census is a very important national function of responsibility and it has to be done with great accuracy and precision. This is a very comprehensive teamwork and he specifically recommended maintaining accurate coordination at all stages.
Dr. Bhavesh Mehta, Joint Director, State Census said, the country as a whole the human resources training is going on in full swing. He further said that after completing the training supervisors and enumerators will visit the houses from the mid of April and begin the work of house listing with counting the actual population. He wished the Vadodara District Administrative System for effective planning of training. Pankaj Shah, nodal officer of the training remain present at the programme.
For the population counting of the year 2021 Dr. Bhavesh Mehta Joint Director of Census informed that the entire state has been divided into more than 1.20 lakh blocks and the work will be practiced following strict rules, provisions and guidelines under the Census Directorate of the Government of India.
Dr.Bhavesh Mehta, informing about the census process further said that the entire state is divided into 150 to 180 houses or one can say that an average of around 750 people per block. The previous census was done by dividing the state into 1.12 Lakh blocks. He said that the census is mainly done in two phases, the first house listing and including the Population Enumeration. The work begins with the notification given by the Government of India.
The national level Master Trainers from various states were trained at New Delhi to ensure that the census could be done smoothly and quickly. It is for the first time that digitalization has been linked to the census and important to note here is that technical assistants have been specially provisioned to ensure that online operations can be conducted from below level.
For the accurate training of the census, a proper kind of planning is carried out for which around 83 master trainers have been trained nationally and now these trainees will train the field trainees for the census counting further. Around 2023 trainees are hired and taken help for the process.
Finally by the second week of April, supervisors and enumerators will be trained in the entire state with an estimated number of more than 1.30 Lakh. Currently this phase of training is going on which will be completed in the second week of April. From the mid of April house listing and National Population Register will began in the state.