Door to door survey for 7th Economic census underway in Andaman Nicobar

The fieldwork of door to door survey to collect data of each household and commercial establishment in Andaman & Nicobar under 7th Economic Census is being carried out.CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd. has trained the engaged enumerators and supervisors for collection of data on mobile application. The app has been developed for data capture, validation, report generation and dissemination.According to census 2011, the total population is more than 3.80 lacs having 7.5 per cent of tribal population. The growth rate is 6.86 per cent . Of total 94551 households, more than 62 per cent  are in rural areas. The population growth rate of South Andaman district is more than 14 per cent while the remaining two districts North and Middle Andaman and Nicobar recorded negative growth rate.