The first Census of India was conducted the year 1872. From the year 1881 onwards it Is being taken up once in every ten years. The 15th Census was conducted in the year 2011. The next Census which would be the 16th Census in the Country and 8th since Independence is due in 2021. The preparatory activities for Census 2021 has been completed in consultation with various Ministries.
The Government of Tamil Nadu vide G.0.62 public (Law Officer) Department, dated 18-01-2019 have nominated Commissioner of Revenue Administration as a member of TAC (Technical Advisory Committee) Tamil Nadu, to advice on issues connected with the conduct of the Census 2021.