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Nation Register of Citizens (NRC)

Posted on : 07 Dec 2019

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  • The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a register containing names of all genuine Indian citizens. At present, only Assam has such a register
  • The exercise may be extended to other states as well. Nagaland is already creating a similar database known as the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants. The Centre is planning to create a National Population Register (NPR), which will contain demographic and biometric details of citizens.
  • National Register of Citizens, 1951 is a register prepared after the conduct of the Census of 1951.
  • Purpose: To separate “illegal” immigrants and deport them.
  • Nodal Agency: Registrar General and Census Commissioner India.
  • The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a register containing names of all genuine Indian citizens. At present, only Assam has such a register
  • The exercise may be extended to other states as well. Nagaland is already creating a similar database known as the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants. The Centre is planning to create a National Population Register (NPR), which will contain demographic and biometric details of citizens.
  • National Register of Citizens, 1951 is a register prepared after the conduct of the Census of 1951.
  • Purpose: To separate “illegal” immigrants and deport them.
  • Nodal Agency: Registrar General and Census Commissioner India.

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements about Nation Register of Citizens (NRC)
    1.The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a register containing names of all genuine Indian citizens.
    2.At present, Assam and Nagaland have such a register.
    3.Registrar General and Census Commissioner India is preparing NRC.
    Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 and 3 only

    2.2 only

    3.1, 2 and 3

    4.None of the above

    Right Ans : 1 and 3 only

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