NATIONAL POPULATION REGISTER (NPR)

To help in better targeting of the benefits and services under the government schemes

The NPR is a comprehensive identity database to be maintained by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner India, Ministry of Home Affairs.

The objective of creation of the NPR is to help in better targeting of the benefits and services under the government schemes, improve planning, improve security and prevent identity fraud. The Government of India has initiated the creation of National Population Register (NPR) by collecting specific information of all usual residents in the country during the House listing and Housing Census phase of Census 2011 during April 2010 to September 2010. 

Tera Software having its Datacenters for NPR in 4 States is covering the population of 50.30 million. 

Both Data Digitization and Biometric

State Population
Delhi 13.5 Million
West Bengal 16.29 Million
Maharastra 10.39 Million
Karnataka 10.12 Million
Total (Orders as on date 17-10-11) 50.30 Million

Data Digitization

State Population
Chhattisgarh 09.5 Million
Jharkhand 03.1 Million
Total (Orders as on date 31-12-12) 12.60 Million

Biometric

State Population
Assam 15.0 Million
Uttarpradesh 15.0 Million
Total (Orders as on date 31-12-12) 12.60 Million