The SECC, 2011 will be conducted through a comprehensive
programme involving the Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of
Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, The Office of the Registrar
General and Census Commissioner, India and the State Governments.
The process is as follows:
- Each Collector/District
Magistrate will formulate a District/Town Plan and a Communication
- lakh Enumeration Blocks
(EB) will be used for the SECC, 2011- each Enumeration Block has
roughly 125 households. These are the same Enumeration Blocks that
were formed during the Census 2011. The enumerators will be
provided copies of the layout maps and Abridged House List prepared
during Census 2011. This will ensure complete coverage of the area.
- Enumerators will be
trained to conduct the SECC, 2011.
- Each Enumerator will be
assigned 4 Enumeration Blocks, and every 6 Enumerators will be
assigned to one Supervisor.
- Enumerators will visit
every household identified in the Enumeration Block and canvas the
questionnaire. They will also reach out to homeless populations
(eg. people living in railway stations, roadsides etc.
- A data entry operator will
accompany each Enumerato.
- The data will be captured
directly on an electronic handheld device (a tablet PC). The hand
held device will have the scanned images of the forms filled up for
National Population Register (NPR). This will also ensure complete
and accurate coverage.
- The information (held in
the tablet PC) will be read out to the respondent, who will verify
it. A printed acknowledgement slip, signed by the Enumerator and
Data Entry Operator will be given to the respondent.
- Collected data will be
verified in the Panchayat.
- After all the information
is collected from an Enumeration Block, a draft publication list
will be prepared for verification
- Within a week of
publication of the draft list, the list will be read out at the
Gram Sabha in all rural areas.
- Any person can file
claims/objections and information furnished before designated
officers for this purpose. The draft list will be made available at
the Gram Panchayat, Block Development Office, Charge Centre and
District Collectors Offices.
- The list will also be
uploaded on the NIC/State Government/MoRD/MoHUPA websites. This
will aid transparency and increase accountability.
Draft Publication : After Enumeration & Supervision
phase, a draft publication/list is prepared with all information in
the survey questionnaire. Information on the persons /households
religion and caste/ tribe name is not published. The lists so
printed are being published and placed at the following places
- 1. Panchayat Office
- 2. Another prominent location in the Panchayat.
- 3. Office of the BDO.
- Draft list is made available in the offices of Gram
Panchayat, BDO, Charge Centre and District Collector for perusal by
any person interested in it. A person in each of these offices has
been designated to facilitate the inspection and also to accept the
claims and objection from the public. Claims and objection is
accepted if sent by post or courier, if the identity of the
complainant is legibly mentioned. Anonymous and bulk complaints are
- The draft list along with the Information regarding
placement of the lists is sent to the District Collectors. A notice
regarding the draft publication is printed in the local
media/newspaper. Within a week of publication of the draft list,
the list is read out in the Gram Sabha. All claims/objections
raised in the Gram Sabha meeting are recorded and considered as
claims/objection and are disposed off by the designated officer
like other claims and objections. The list is also uploaded in the
NIC/ State Government/ MoRD/ MoHUPA website with provision to take
household-wise print out and lodge claims and objections
Claims and Objections :
Claims and objections will be limited to the facts displayed
in the list only. Claimant or objector may also support claims with
documentary evidence. Forms meant for filing objections to the
inclusion of name(s) of person(s) in the published draft list and
for corrections/ modifications of entries in the draft list and for
filing claims for inclusion, in case of omission, are made available
to the applicants free of charge on demand at the centre (i.e.
office of the Block Development Officer). An acknowledgement slip,
which is available at the bottom of the respective forms, shall be
given to all applicants along with details of date, time and place
of the hearing of these claims and objections. This date should not
exceed 7 days from the date of receipt of forms. For this purpose
the State Government will notify officers who will be competent to
take a decision on claims and objections. A Summary hearing will be
conducted by Officers appointed by the State Government. Records of
the summary hearing will be uploaded onto the database through a
system provided by BEL. A copy of the order is given to the person
concerned. Persons not satisfied with their decision have a right to
appeal at the district level. The State Government will appoint
officers at the District level competent to take decisions at this
level. An acknowledgement slip should be given to the applicant with
details of date, time and place of the hearing of these claims and
objections. This date should not exceed 7 days of receipt of forms.
Period for filing claims and objections would be 21 days from the
day of publication of the draft list.
Final List Publication : At the end of the 31st day
from the publishing of the draft report, the final lists are being
published. The Final List are sent to
- 1. All Panchayats
- 2. All Block Offices
- 3. Other Offices of the State Government that are
- The Final List is generated from the MIS only. The final
list will also be uploaded in the NIC/ State Government/ MoRD/
Post Final list status : No changes would be allowed
in the data for one year following the publication of the Final
List. Process for subsequent updation of the information will be
This is the public Portal to view SECC Results and published
Draft & Final Lists of SECC 2011 programme of Department of
Rural Development, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of
India, designed, developed and hosted by the National Informatics
Centre (NIC), a premier ICT organization of the Government of India
under the aegis of the Department of Electronics and Information
Technology (DeitY), the Ministry of Communications and Information