Census Data Dissemination workshop

The Directorate of Census Operations, Puducherry, and the French Institute of Pondicherry, jointly organized, on June 14, 2012, a workshop on Census of Houses, Household Amenities and Assets, Census 2011, at the Library Hall of the French Institute of Pondicherry. Shri. S. Gopalakrishnan, IAS, Director, Director of Census Operations, Puducherry, formally inaugurated the workshop.

Dr. Pierre Grard, Director of the French Institute of Pondicherry, welcomed the dignitaries and participants.

Houselisting and Housing Census was carried out in the Union Territory of Puducherry during the First Phase of Population Census, 2011, between 01.06.2010 and 15.7.2010. During the said Houselisting Operations, every structure (building) and Census house was identified along with their basic amenities like Drinking Water, Toilet facility, Bathing facility, cooking fuel, Lighting, Assets possessed by the Households, Availing banking facilities etc., were collected in the designed schedule.

The Data collected on the Houses and Housing conditions of Census 2011, was released on 29.03.2012. Based on the comprehensive data released earlier, professors, Research Scholars and eminent educationists from Puducherry University and other renowned colleges, presented the data and explained the inferences there-on. The topics covered pertaining to Housing data, 2011.

The workshop was concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Shri. S. Venkateswara Rao, Assistant Director,Directorate of Census Operations, Puducherry.


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  • Directorate of Census Operations, Puducherry
  • French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)


  • G. Venkatasubramanian, Research Associate, French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
  • S. Venkateswara Rao, Assistant Director of Census Operations, Directorate of Census Operations, Puducherry


Library Hall, French Institute of Pondicherry, 11 Saint-Louis Street, Pondicherry 605 001.