NADRA to acquire 126,000 digital tablets from China for census

By Shafqat Ali | Gwadar Pro Aug 20, 2022

ISLAMABAD, August 20 (Gwadar Pro)- Pakistan’s National Database Regulatory Authority (NADRA) has decided to purchase 126,000 digital tablets from China for the upcoming 7th Population and Household Digital Census in December 2022.

The delivery of tablets started today (August 20) and will be completed in eight batches by December 11, 2022, NADRA said.

Among them, the first batch of 500 tablets has arrived, followed by three batches of 18,500 each in October, and two batches of 18,500 each in November, according to the contract. Two batches of 18,500 and 14,500 will arrive in Pakistan on December 1 and December 15 respectively.

The digital census will be carried out across the country in 628 sub-districts comprising approximately 200,000 Census Blocks.

The activity shall be performed by using android-based smart devices equipped with House Listing and Enumeration Application synchronized with Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information System (GIS).




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