A notification of Census revised schedule of 7th Digital Census w.e.f 1st March 2023 to 30 April 2023 by PBS.Further detail of said notification in same is as under;
Census Revised Schedule 1st March 2023 to 1st April 2023
As you are well aware that Council of Common Interest (CCI) in its 49. meeting held on 13. January 2022 approved the conduct of 7. Population and Housing Census digitally in the country. Accordingly, PBS initiated the census activities and devised plan to impart training of 7. Population and Housing Census in three tiers: Training of Master Trainers at Islamabad; Training of Trainers (TOTS) at Divisional Level; and Training of Enumerators (TOEs) at Census District Level. The Training of Master Trainers and Training of Trainers have successfully been concluded on 15. December and 23rd December, 2022, respectively. The TOEs in three batches has been imparted during 7. — 2151 January, 2023. The role of the local administration is highly appreciated during the conduct of the said trainings.
- The census field operation was earlier planned to be conducted from 1° February, 2023 till 4.1 March, 2023. However, due to some unavoidable circumstances and keeping in view the ground realities, it has been decided in the 5. Progress Review Meeting of Census Monitoring Committee (CMC), constituted by the Council of Common Interest (CCI) (which includes representation from all the provinces and stakeholders) held on 17. January, 2023 under the Chairmanship of Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives and all the members of the Committee including Chief Secretaries, Secretaries of relevant departments and Director General, Military Operations Directorate were present in the meeting, to start the field operation of the census from Is’ March to ls` April, 2023. (Minutes of the CMC meeting are under process and will be shared soon.)
- You are, therefore, requested to kindly proceed accordingly and arrange/ schedule all the requisite activities as per the said census rollover date, i.e. from 1″ March to 10 April, 2023.
- Your cooperation in this regard will be highly appreciated.
With kind regards.