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Puducherry embarks on ‘mapping work’ for census

Puducherry, India: The Directorate of Census Operations of Puducherry government has introduced ‘mapping work’ to prepare the census pertaining to the areas within the municipality.

Assistant Director of Census Operations said the work for updating the existing maps was introduced by associating students of Motilal Nehru Government Polytechnic College as ‘temporary investigators’.

They would collect details of street names, door number of the buildings, type of houses, number of floors, purpose of their use, total population and other miscellaneous remarks. The students collecting the details would be supervised by the officials of the Census Directorate.