This point dataset shows towns of India for 2001. Includes Town socio-demographic Census attribute data such as total population, population by sex, rural/urban populations, household, literacy, and employment statistics. This layer is part of the India State Basemap dataset which includes socio-demographic and economic Census data for 2001 at the State, District, Sub-District, and Town levels. This data layer is sourced from secondary government sources, chiefly Survey of India, Census of India, Election Commission, etc. Scale 1:1,000,000.This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data.