AIZAWL, Sep 18 (IANS): The central government has sanctioned 134 projects worth Rs.2,610 crore for poverty alleviation, development of infrastructure and providing basic services in the urban areas

Paper-II on Census 2011 released

SRINAGAR: As a large number of people have migrated to the urban areas during past three decades in Jammu and Kashmir, there has been sharp decline of 7 percent in rural population, according to the recently released census data.

Srinagar: Even as a majority of the population of Jammu and Kashmir resides in villages, there is an increasing trend of urbanisation in the state, according to Census- 2011.

AGARTALA: Tripura’s current population stands at 36, 71,032, having registered a growth of 9.12 percent in urban population in 2011 compared with the preceding 2001 when the urban population stood

This is your empowerment, Gehlot tells women

IMPHAL: As per the provisional report of Census 2011 released by the Directorate of Census Operations Manipur on Monday, the total population of Manipur as on March 1, 2011 is estimated at 2,721,756 out of which 1,639,737 are male and 1,351,992 are female.

The poor progress made by states in stemming the declining sex ratio (of the number of girls in the 0-6 age group for every 1,000 boys) in the country has prompted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to write to the 28 state chief ministers on the issue.

Total fertility rate dips in state, most urban families not going for children

Mizoram has a population of 10,91,014 including 5,38,675 women, according to the final figure of the Census 2011 released by State chief secretary Van Hela Pachuau.

GANDHINAGAR: The state's population has reached 6.04 crore in 2011, experiencing an overall decadal growth of 19.17 per cent. Gujarat has also experienced a 35.83 per cent growth in urban population between 2001 and 2011, as compared to rural areas' 9.23 per cent, which could prove to be a major policy indicator for state planners.