The data users conference is the first formal interaction of the census organization with various stakeholders. The two day conference is expected to have intensive deliberations on the proposed Strategy and the draft Questionnaire for the 2021 Census. The results of deliberations will form the basis for finalizing the questions and the methodology for the census.

The Secretary DoPT, Dr. C. Chandramouli and the Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Shri Sailesh, both former RGIs, also addressed the Conference and gave their valuable suggestions and inputs to enhance the validation and quality of the data of Census 2021.

The conference is being attended by Academics, representatives from different Ministries, States/UTs and Directorates of Census Operations.