NEW DELHI: Personal data collected as part of the 2021 Census will not be used to prepare any other databases, including NRCthe MHA reassure Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Regulations of the Census Act 1948 prohibit personal data collected in the Census from being made public.
Kindergarten Minister Nityanand Rai states that the provisions of the Census Act 1948 prohibit personal data collected in the conduct of the Census from being made public and that only aggregated Census data at different levels is placed in the public domain.
Among the demographic and socioeconomic parameters for which data will be collected in the Census, which will also be the first digital census with a self-statistical basis of respondents, are education, SC/ST, religion, language, marriage, disability, occupation and migration of individuals.
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