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45 p.c. of census work completed in Uttara Kannada

Correspondent

There are 3,350 census blocks in the coastal district


Census for the families without dwelling to be conducted on February 28 night

3,377 officials were conducting the census


Karwar: The Census 2011 is in progress in Uttara Kannada and will continue till February 28 and on February 28 night the census of the shelterless families will be conducted, said B.N. Krishnaiah, Deputy Commissioner of Uttara Kannada.

Revision work

Mr. Krishnaiah told presspersons on Sunday that from March 1 to 5, the revision of the census work would be conducted.

In Uttara Kannada, total of the 11 rural,14 urban charges and 7 census towns were in existence. Total number of census blocks were 3,350 in the district. Total 3,377 officials were conducting the census and apart from this, 593 supervisors were working.

Till February 19, 45 per cent of the census was done in the district, he said. The supervisors in rural and urban charges would review the 10 per cent of the census work in particular areas.

Charge officers would conduct 2 per cent and, the Deputy Commissioner and the Chief Census officer would conduct the review of 1 per cent of the work, he said.

Cooperation requested

Deputy Commissioner requested for the cooperation of different departments to conduct the census of the families without dwelling on February 28.

For success of this census, adequate arrangement had been made, said Mr. Krishnaiah. He requested people to approach the nearest taluk office if their name was left out in the census because the census results would be crucial inputs for chalking out development programmes. Vishwa Kannada chariot

A Vishwa Kannada Chariot would be taken throughout the district in connection with the World Kannada Conference in Belgaum next month.

The chariot would consist of the tableaus of famous tourist places from the State, he said. The chariot would reach Belgaum on March 10, Mr. Krishnaiahsaid.

Artistes

He said the working of the Kannada and Culture Department was hampered without an officer-in-charge. An officer was working on deputation and she spent most of the time in Mangalore. So new officer had been transferred to the department on deputation, he said. This would help the artistes, Mr. Krishnaiah said.

Additional Deputy Commissioner K.N. Narasimhamurthy was present.

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