MCG starts a ten day survey tomorrow. The master trainers that will monitor the supervisors and surveyors have undergone a software training programme with the National Informatics Centre (NIC).
Following directions from the Haryana government, Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) will start its survey for compiling the caste census data in urban areas from Wednesday.
The data will list information about the socio-economic background of individuals and serve as a guideline for executing plans in relation to future social welfare schemes.
A meeting was conducted by MCG Commissioner, Yashpal Yadav on March 15, wherein officials were directed to start the survey process from March 21.
MCG officials disclosed that there are 2331 blocks under MCG’s jurisdiction, which will require a team of 644 surveyors, 60 supervisors and 20 master trainers.
Yesterday, the master trainers have undergone a software training programme with the National Informatics Centre (NIC).
MCG officials said that it will take them 10 days to complete the task. A zonal taxation officer will be in charge of each zone, and five master trainers will be allotted to each ZTO.
“Survey work is already being carried out in rural areas for some time. The MCG will now start its survey in urban areas. The data that flows in will be fed into the system on a daily basis. Each joint commissioner has been given charge of their respective zones for the survey,” said SS Rohilla, public relation officer of MCG.