- 7thedition of the Economic Census was launched in New Delhi.
- To carry out the economic census, Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (MoSPI) tied up with Common Service Centres Network (CSCN). CSC is an SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) under Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY).
- It is for the first time the census is being conducted in digital platform named ICT (Information and Communication Technology).
- Delhi is the 26thstate where the survey has been launched. The survey process is already on in 20 states and 5 UTs (Union Territories).
- ICT: The digital platform ICT which is used for the first time will provide high accuracy and data security. The ICT is being used for data capture, validation, report generation and dissemination.
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