Puducherry, Feb 2 (PTI): Puducherry Lt Governor Dr IqbalSingh has urged people to actively participate in the 2011Census from February 9 to 28 and extend all cooperation toofficials during the exercise, being simultaneously held withthat at the national level.
''Census operations is the biggest administrative exerciseof immense national significance in which every single personwill be enumerated. Data and information collected throughthis gigantic operation would greatly contribute to the futureof our country by providing basic inputs for development planexercise
In a message he said about 2,500 trained enumerators andsupervisors would deployed in the Union Territory.''Needless tosay that the data collected should be accurate, reliable andauthentic as this would be used for socio-economic developmentplanning of the Union Territory.''
Chief Minister V Vaithilingam in his message said the censuswould be followed by revisional round from March 1 to 15. Datacollected would not only provide valuable information to planand formulate policies and for delimitation, but also be usedby national and international agencies, scholars, businesspeople,industrialists and several other sections.
He too urged people to extend fullest support andcooperation in this national exercise.