Bhubaneswar, Feb 13: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started preparations for 2021 census.
Responding to the letter from state census department in the first week of the month BMC authority has started identifying the names of 1902 enumerator and 318 supervisors. The civic body has written letters to various departments to arrange adequate manpower for the required number of personnel.
Officials said that BMC commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhary will be the Principal Census Officer while Deputy Commissioner, Shyam Sundar Sethy will be the City Census Officer to tackle all aspects of the census arrangement in the city.
“ The BMC area will be divided into 1902 enumeration blocks and for this purpose 1902 enumerators will be required. The enumerators will be imparted training. More enumeration blocks can be added as per the requirement,” said a BMC official.