Census Commissioner C Chandramouli

 
 

2011 Census reports showed the slowest growth of population

NEW DELHI: Since independence in the decade to 2011 India’s population grew at its slowest pace, said government On Thursday. According to provisional results of the decadal headcount conducted last month India’s population grew to 1.21 billion, declared Census Commissioner C Chandramouli. A trend welcomed by some since it may lead to higher living standards and sounder public finances in a country with enough young people. Unlike the advanced countries of the West or even Russia and China , where ageing or shrinking populations have sparked worries about the impactRead More