After the initial `hiccups’, there’s more trouble headed towards census operations in Uttar Pradesh. First, the districts had to grapple with shortage of hands to conduct the house-listing survey, and now, officials are having to deal with resistance from citizens.
In Lucknow, along with other districts of the state, census workers are having a tough time convincing people about parting with personal information. Director census operations, UP, Neena Sharma, said: “There are 35 heads under which information is needed regarding each house. People must understand that this information is entirely confidential. So, they can safely supply all information.”
Read more in the Times of India.