Ahsan directs for mechanism to resolve issue of undercount in big cities during Census

Islamabad, April 13, 2023 (PPI-OT): Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has directed the officials concerned to devise mechanism to resolve the issue of undercount in big cities for ensuring transparent and credible Census Field Operation. He was chairing a meeting via Zoom to review progress on the ongoing exercise of Census Field Operation.

The Minister directed Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission to conduct geo-tagging to identify the count of missing slums. The Chief Census Commissioner briefed the meeting about the achieved targets and explained that Pakistan Bureau of Statistics has appointed monitoring teams to find gaps in low coverage areas.

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