Census In AJK To Begin From April 29


Census in AJK to begin from April 29

MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) , Jan 6 (APP): Azad government of the State of Jammu & Kashmir Friday announced to commence the Census-2017 from April 29 this year throughout the liberated territory, it was officially stated.

The decision to this effect was taken in a high level meeting chaired by the AJK Chief Secretary Sikander Sultan Raja held in the State's metropolis on Friday, official sources told APP. Other top officials of the State Government including Senior Member board of Revenue and Secretary Electricity and PDO Fiyaz Ali Abbasi, Federal member Census Habib Ullah Khatak Commissioner federal census Asif Bajwa and others attended the meeting.

Commissioner Census AJK Raja Tariq Mahmood and Secretary Local Government Dr. Mahmood ul Hassan briefed the meeting of the arrangement for holding of the census in Azad Jammu & Kashmir. They told the meeting that a total of 2,800 mobile staff members would be deputed for holding the scheduled census across AJK.

Five-day training to the staff will be conducted by the master trainers from January 23 in Muzaffarabad, the officials informed the meeting. The sources said that a representative of the Census Department of Pakistan will be deputed in each district of Azad Jammu Kashmir to supervise the process.