NPR, Census postponed in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

npr.jpgNew Delhi, Mar 24: The NPR exercise scheduled to begin from April 1 2020 has been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Home Ministry said that due to the outbreak of the virus, the first phase of the census and NPR have been postponed until further orders.

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Amidst COVID-19 outbreak, census, NPR likely to be deferred

census-nprNew Delhi, Mar 21: The government is exploring the option of deferring the launch of the census and NPR exercise owing to the coronavirus outbreak. The exercises were to begin from April 1 2020 and the centre would now advise the states to defer the same.

The exercise was to kickoff at Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and Meghalaya on April 1.