Official Documents

Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA)

Socio- Economic and Caste Census 2011- Supervisor Manual - Urban - Hindi | English
Socio- Economic and Caste Census 2011 Instruction Manual - Urban - English | Hindi
Questionnaire
Notification by Government of India (15 June 2011)


Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD)

Joint Statement by Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission and Minister of Rural Development, Government of India (3 October 2011)
Preliminary results of Pilot Rural Socio Economic survey in 2010
Report of Expert group to MoRD on methodology of BPL Census (August 2009)
Socio- Economic and Caste Census 2011- Supervisor Manual | Investigator Manual
Socio- Economic and Caste Census 2011 - FAQ [English | Hindi ]
Letter with guidelines from Secretary, MoRD, GOI to Secretaries of all states/UT (MoRD, 24 June 2011)
Socio- Economic and Caste Census 2011 Instruction Manual (20 June 2011)
Presentation in Performance Review Committee of MoRD (6 June 2011)
Letter regarding Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 (7 June 2011)
Letter regarding infrastructure requirement for data centres at Tehsil level for Socio- Economic & Caste Census (2 June 2011)
Proposed Schedule of census
Letter from Secretary, MoRD, GOI to Chief Secretaries of all states/UT (MoRD, 30 May 2011)
Presentation to state secretaries by MoRD (31 May 2011)
Presentation on BPL Census by MoRD (24 May 2011) - English (MoRD) | Hindi (Translation by Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan- Rajasthan)
Brief note on the BPL census 2011 by MoRD - English (MoRD) | Hindi
BPL Survey 2011 - Pilot (Link to the website of MoRD)


Other Official Documents

Report of the expert group to recommend the detailed methodology for identification of families living below the poverty line in urban areas (Planning Commission, Perspective Planning Division, December 2012)
Press note on poverty estimates (Planning Commission, Government of India, 19 March 2012)