Date of Issue 08th February 2011
Census of India 2011
From 9th February 2011 15th Population Census in India was conducted in India as an unbroken series from the year 1872. The 2011 Census of India marked as the beginning of a new era in the terms of change in the methodology of census taking and quick distribution of census results by using the modern technology options available.
Census of India 2011 First Day Cover
The data collected at Census 2011 will provide a comprehensive picture of the social, economic, demographic characteristics and living conditions of the people in India at various levels. This data has a great utility for national planning as well as policy formulation on different social, economic and political aspects.
India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp and first day cover on 07th February 2011 to commemorate this event.