The Census was unveiled jointly by FM Arun Jaitley & Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birendra Singh. PTI
- SECC paints grim rural picture, to help improve social schemes
- 22:18 HRS IST
- New Delhi: Government today released the findings of the long awaited Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 that projects a very grim picture of the rural India and would be used as basis to improve various social welfare schemes for the benefits of poor. The Census, which was unveiled jointly by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birendra Singh, revealed that one out of three families living in villages is landless and depends on manual labour for their livelihood.