Community & Rural Development Department
Government of Meghalaya

BPL Census 2002

 

ANNEXURE I

SCHEDULE FOR BPL CENSUS 2002

 

Name of Head of household:
House Number and Name, if any:                                                                       Total Score:
Name of village:
Name of Gram Panchayat:
Sub-Category:
Name of Block:
Name of District:

A. Profile of the household

a) Education Status:

Sl. No.

Name

Age (in years)

Sex:

Male (M)/ Female (F)

Relation to head of household

Educational status * (use code $)

 

 

 

 

 

 

$: Illiterate -               1          Passed Class V -           2          Passed Class VIII -       3
Passed Class X -          4          Passed Class XII -        5          Graduate & above -       6

b) Average Monthly Income of the household in Rupees * (only one column, which is the most appropriate, to be ticked (Ö).

Less than 250

250-499

500-1499

1500-2500

More than 25000

 

 

 

 

 

c) Type of operational holding of land * (only one column, which is the most appropriate, to be ticked (Ö).  

Owner

Tenant

Both owner and tenant

Non

 

 

 

 

d) Drinking water facility * (only one column, which is the post appropriate, to be ticked (Ö). Only one row (either for plain areas or for hilly areas) to be used).  

(For plain areas)

 

No source of drinking water within distance of 1.6 km

Source of drinking water at a distance of 1.00-1.59 km

Source of drinking water at a distance of 0.50-0.99 km

Source of drinking water within a distance of less than 0.50 km

Source available within the house

(for hilly areas)

 

No source of drinking water within elevation of 100 meters

Source of drinking water within elevation of 50-100 meters

Source of drinking water within elevation of less than 50 meters

Source available within the house

 

e) Social group of the household * (only one column to be ticked (Ö).  

ST

SC

OBC

Others

 

 

 

 

*Not to be included in Total Score

B. Identification and sub-categorisation of poor

(only one column, which is the most appropriate, to be to be ticked (Ö) against items at Sl. Nos. 1 to 13)  

Sl. No.

Characteristic

Scores

0

1

2

3

4

1

Size group of operational holding of land

Nil

Less than 1 hac. Of un-irrigated land (or less than 0.5 hac. Of irrigated land)

1 hac. –2 hac. Of un-irrigated land (or 0.5-1.0 hac of irrigated land)

2 hac. –5 hac. Of un-irrigated land (or 1.0.-2.5 hac of irrigated land)

More than 5 hac. Of un-irrigated land ( or 2.5-hac of irrigated land)

2

Type of house

Houseless

Kutcha

Semi-pucca

Pucca

Urban type

3

Average availability of normal wear clothing (per person in pieces)

Less than 2

2 or more, but less than 4

4 or more, but less than 4

6 or more, but less than 10

10 or more

4

Food security

Less than one square meal per day for major part of the year

Normally, one square meal per day, but less than one square meal occasionally

One square meal per day throughout the year

Two square meals per day, with occasional shortage

Enough food throughout the year

5

Sanitation

Open defecation

Group latrine with irregular water supply

Group latrine with regular water supply

Clean group latrine with regular water supply and regular sweeper

Private latrine

6

Ownership of consumer durables:

Do you own tick  (Ö)

-TV
-Electric fan
-Kitchen appliances like pressure cooker
-Radio

Nil

Any one

Two items only

Any three at all items

All items and/ or ownership of any one of the following:

- Computer
- Telephone
- Refrigerator
- Colour TV
- Electric   kitchen appliances
- Expensive furniture
- LMV@/LCV@
- Tractor
- Mechanized
- Two wheeler/ three wheeler
- Power tiller
- Combined thresher/ harvester @ 4 wheeled mechanized vehicle

7

Literacy status of the highest literate adult

Illiterate

Upto primary (Class V)

Completed secondary (Passed Class X)

Graduate/ professional diploma

Post graduate/ professional graduate

8

Status of the household labour force

Bonded labour

Female & child labour

Only adult females & no child labour

Adult males only

Others

9

Means of livelihood

Casual labour

Subsistence cultivation

Artisan

Salary

Others

10

Status of children (5-14 years (any child)

Not going to school@ and working

Going to school@ and working

 

 

Going to school@ and not working

11

Type of indebtedness

For daily consumption purposes from informal sources

For production purpose from informal sources

For other purpose from informal sources

Borrowing only from institutional agencies

No indebtedness and possess assets

12

Reasons for migration from household

Casual work

Seasonal employment

Other forms of livelihood

Non-migrant

Other purposes

13

Preference of assistance

Wage employment/ TPDS (Targeted Public Distribution System)

Self employment

Training and skill upgradation

Housing

Loan/ subsidy more than Rs. 1 lakhs or no assistance needed.

@ including Non Formal Education

Note: The total score for a household will vary between 0 and 52

Definitions of the terms used in the Schedule

  1. Pucca House: If both wall and roof are made of ‘Pucca’ materials, the house may be classified as ‘Pucca’.

  2. Kutcha House: If both wall and materials are made of ‘kutcha’ materials, the house may be classified as ‘Kutcha’.

  3. Semi-Pucca House: Any house which is neither ‘pucca’ nor ‘kutcha’ is ‘semi-pucca’.

  4. Materials of  pucca wall should be made of burnt bricks. GI Sheets or other metal sheets, stone, cement concrete and; for the roof it should be made of Tiles, Slate, Shingle, Corrugated Iron, Zinc or other metal sheets, asbestos cement sheets, bricks, lime and stone, stone and RBC/ RCC, concrete.

  5. Illiterate: A person who can read but can not write in any language is illiterate.

  6. Non-formal education: Education without admission in regular schooling.

  7. Informal Sources: Sources other than institutional sources like Banks, Cooperative Societies and other recognised Financial Institutions. Informal sources would refer to moneylenders, friends and relatives etc.