Literacy Rate Up In Manipur

IMPHAL, April 1: Manipur’s literacy rate grew by 10 per cent during the past decade, at 79.85 per cent, according to the provisional census report, 2011, released by the state director of census operations, Y. Thamkishore Singh, here today. The state’s literacy rate is higher than the national average of 74.04 per cent, with the male literacy rate being 86.49 per cent and female literacy rate being...

Census 2011: India Crosses The 1.21 Billion Mark, Abnormal Growth Rate Resurfaces In September

IMPHAL, Mar 31: As the provisional population of India was released today by the Union Home Secretary and the Registrar General of India, the problem of abnormal growth rate as detected during the 2001 census has resurfaced again after ten years in the State. According to the latest census report, the total population of India has reached 1,21,01,93, 422. In the meantime, the total population of Manipur...

2nd Phase Of Census Discrepancies Mar Process: COPTAM

IMPHAL, Feb 11: Sensing suspicious intention of the Government of Manipur—Census officials to be precise—in matters related to Census in tribal areas, Committee on Protection of Tribal Areas Manipur (COPTAM) has alleged that the second phase of the National Census operation which began on February 9 is craftily engaged in reducing the decadal population of tribals in some areas of Manipur. The...

Registrar To Supervise Census Work

IMPHAL, Feb 4 : Registrar General of Census Chandra-molly would be would be visiting the State on February 12 to personally super- vise the last phase of census data collection work scheduled to begin from February 8. An official source informed that the Census Registrar General would be accompanied by North East in-charge of the Ministry of Home Affairs Shambu Singh. During his stay at Imphal, Registrar...

Last Phase Census To Cover Security Forces

IMPHAL, Jan 7: As a part of the ongoing country-wide census exercise, the last phase of the census data collection for Manipur will be carried out next month. The last phase would cover army, Para military forces, police and road side dwellers as well as mentally unsound persons. As part of the decadal census exercise, necessary data for house listing and compilation of national population register...

CoPTAM Piles Pressure On Hill MLAs, Ministers

LAMKA, Sep 20: Demonstrating their disillusionment with the State Government‘s alleged anti-tribal policy; CoPTAM today demanded that the present tribal Ministers and MLAs in the State Assembly should publicly declare their stance on the issue on or before October 1. CoPTAM’s demand from the elected representatives of hill tribes was made against the backdrop of its request to the newly...