The Supreme National Committee of Electronic Census 2020 held a meeting on Sunday under the chairmanship of H E Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal al Busaidi, Minister of Interior, and discussed tasks undertaken during the experimental stage of the census.
‘The committee also viewed the electronic portal which hosts the E-census and allows quick access to information and statistical indicators of population, residence and establishments by building a database of all related information in electronic and updatable for-mat where data can be merged in a collated statistical format,’ the committee said in a statement.
The committee commended the efforts exerted in executing the programme within scheduled timeframe and to activate linkage between the E-census system and the departments dealing with the project.
‘So far, connectivity has been established between the portal and databases of a number of government departments, including the Ministry
of Health,Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion and the Civil Status Directorate General,’ added the statement by the committee.