All That You Wanted To Know About National Population Register


What is the National Population Register (NPR)? The National Population Register (NPR) is a Register of usual residents of the country. It is being prepared at the local (Village level), sub District (Tehsil/Taluk level), District, State and National level under provisions of the Citizenship Act 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and issue … [Read more...]

78 More Districts Brought Under DBT


The list of 78 district that will be rolled out in the second phase of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme from July 1, 2013 was cleared by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on April 5. DBT will now be expanded to those states where biometrics are being collected under the National Population Register. These include Odisha, West Bengal, UP, Uttarakhand, … [Read more...]