Nepal census, which is conducted every 10 years, conducted from 11 November to November 25 this year is starting from today.
Director-General of the Central Statistics Office Nevin Lal Shrestha informed that the Nepal census will be started after collecting the details of the President.
The enumerators will arrive at the residence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari at 9.30 am today. After that, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun are scheduled to arrive at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.
In the first phase of the census, the houses and households have already been listed. From today, enumerators will reach all the families who have been listed and even missed for some reason and will collect the details of the people. Around 40,000 enumerators and eight and a half thousand supervisors have been mobilized across the country to collect the details.
Details will be collected from tablets using the digital method-based cap method in the Kathmandu district and paper questionnaires in other districts.
According to the Central Statistics Office, a census is being conducted in the Kalapani, Lipulek, and Limpiyadhura areas of Darchula district under the control of the Indian Army.