The Ministry of Rural Development commenced the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) in June 2011 through a comprehensive door to door enumeration across the country.
SECC 2011 is also first paperless census in India conducted on hand-held electronic devices by the government in 640 districts.
SECC 2011 data to be used to identify beneficiary and expand the direct benefit transfer scheme as part of its plans to build upon the JAM (Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana-Aadhaar Mobile number portability) trinity.
Households Land Ownership Pattern (Rural) data is presented through state wise / districtwide as well as zone wise (North, South, East, West, Central, North Eastern, UT).
This is a paperless census so to access the data, it is required to go through interactive data access web page.
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The Ministry of Rural Development
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