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New Delhi: A Group of Ministers on Wednesday gave its nod to include caste in census from biometric stage of enumeration.
The GoM, headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, recommended to the Union Cabinet for inclusion of caste in census from biometric stage, sources said.
The GoM, which met here this evening, was unanimousin the decision, they said.
The biometric phase, expected to start sometime in December, covers photographing, fingerprinting and iris mapping of citizens for the National Population Register (NPR).
The cabinet will take a final call on the issue soon, the sources said.
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