Census officials enumerated the houseless population all over the state late Monday evening. The houseless population is enumerated on the last day of the census operations exercise.
Margao Deputy Collector Johnson Fernandes, along with his team which comprised of Manoj Kamat, Cynthia Nevis Joao, Vijay Sawant, Teja Naik and Rajendra Gaonkar first went to the Gandhi Market and enumerated the houseless, after which they headed towards migrant inhabited area near Cine Lata. The team then went to Margao Railway Station and later to Khareband for enumeration.
In Salcete, Mamlatdar Paresh Faldessai along with his team enumerated the houseless in Gudi-Paroda. The Gudi area is inhabited by migrant population mostly working for stone crushers and quarries.
Incidentally, most of the Goan youth working abroad and on cruise liners have been left out and not enumerated as they return home once in a year or two.