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With focus on agriculture and allied sectors, J&K administration is doing 11th Agriculture Census in every district.

Recently the Deputy Commissioner reviewed the progress of the 11th Agriculture Census of the District.

He took a Tehsil-Wise progress of the data captured in Phase-1 for Agriculture Census 2021-22.

He was apprised by District Statistics & Evaluation Officer, Anika Mushtaq regarding the collection of data about the number of Agricultural Operational Holders, its land utilization, Tenancy status and irrigation facilities available etc.

He asked the Officers of Revenue Department to complete the Census exercise and uploading of data entries on the given portal by or before May 12, 2023. The DC also asked the Assistant Commissioner Revenue to monitor the progress regarding Agriculture Census on a daily basis so that the process is expedited under a set timeline.

He said that the enumerators (Patwaris) are supposed to upload the data entries (Survey Numbers) on the given portal which is accepted or rejected by the supervisors (Tehsildars). He stressed on avoiding any mismatch in the Data and asked the Tehsildars to ensure all data captured is correct.

Pertinent to mention that the Census is being conducted in a phased manner and comprises three phases. The first phase of the scheme is based on complete enumeration study, whereas the other two phases are based on survey study.

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