Kathmandu, Aug. 28 -- Nepal's first federalism-era census, slated for mid-2021, promises to usher in a new age of data analytics for national development through its revamped methods, techniques and approach.

Under the slogan 'My Census, My Participation', the National Population and Household Census 2021 will provide the blueprint for the work in the coming decade for all three tiers of government.

The government hopes that the new census data will ease the transition into the federal system a much more accurate data base that will go beyond just a headcount but also show if and how citizens are enjoying their fundamental rights, privileges and facilities guaranteed to them by law and the constitution.

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