1. The National Population Register (NPR) is a Register of usual residents of the country. It is being prepared
at the local (Village/sub-Town), sub-District, District, State and National level under provisions of the Citizenship
Act 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003. It is
mandatory for every usual resident of India to register in the NPR. A usual resident is defined for the purposes
of NPR as a person who has resided in a local area for the past 6 months or more or a person who intends to reside
in that area for the next 6 months or more.