- April 6, 2023
- Posted by: Huma Ishfaq
- Category: RBS News
ISLAMABAD: PBS extends the deadline for completing the first digital census.
As per the instructions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has extended the deadline for the door-to-door housing and population census to guarantee the full inclusion of the masses. The revised due date is April 10th.
If the field enumerators have not yet visited their homes, members of the public should call 0800-57574 or provide their complete address on 9727. PBS establish 495 Census Support Centers to assist the residents. These centers have been created in Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, and Islamabad deputy commissioner offices. These centers in Punjab, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lie in deputy commissioners’ offices.
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Digital Census Procedure
The Digital Census activity is covering an entire country, in 628 Tehsils with approximately 185,000 Census blocks. Android-based smart devices with a home listing and enumeration application that is synced with GPS and GIS will be used to carry out the activity.
Additionally, people can go to PBS’s official website or social media accounts to find the most recent information on the PBS extends the deadline for completing the first digital population and housing census. Individuals can contact PBS’s regional headquarters at the following numbers to file complaints or request help:
Lahore Regional Office: 042-99263266
Rawalpindi Regional Office: 051-9334799
Karachi Regional Office: 021-99225229
Peshawar Regional Office: 091-9213097
Quetta Regional Office: 081-9211859
Muzaffarabad Regional Office: 05822-924126
Gilgit Field Office: 05811-920762