Tribal Migratory Population Census 2021 starts in Anantnag

Tribal Migratory Population Census 2021 starts in Anantnag
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Anantnag: With the aim to compile the demographic statistics of migratory population for extending socio-economic benefits, authorities in Anantnag kick-started the first-ever Tribal Migratory Census and enumeration here.

During the enumeration, the necessary data essential for targeted plan formulation would be collected from the migratory population.

Deputy Commissioner PiyushSingla said that tehsil wise teams with officials from several departments had been deputed for the purpose adding the necessary information would be compiled upto 20 July 2021.

Elaborating on the importance of the survey, the DC said it would be helpful to roll out targeted measures like better healthcare and education, convenience in movement, enrollment in beneficiary-oriented schemes besides providing livestock and other income-generating units for the nomads and migratory population for their overall socio-economic upliftment and welfare.

Singla said that these teams should visit the highland pastures, bahaks, dhokas and that necessary logistic support had been provided to the team members.

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