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Census goes digital in India

Bhaskar Chakravorti joins the BBC Sounds podcast to discuss India's plan for a new digital census, as well as the challenges and opportunities that come along with it.

This decade’s Indian national census will be the first to be carried out digitally. However, COVID-related delays have slowed progress and there are growing concerns about its accuracy. Dean of Global Business at the Fletcher School, Bhaskar Chakravorti explains how data will be collected and why the census is likely to miss essential parts of the population due to gaps in the country's digital infrastructure. 

Listen to the podcast here