Hyderabad, Aug 19 (ANI): The state government in Telangana called for a shutdown as it began conducting a survey of households on Tuesday to enlist poor for welfare schemes. The state government, in a day-long survey, would go door-to-door and ask details of around 8.4 million households. Almost two million volunteers would collect information. Meanwhile, streets in capital city of Hyderabad wore a deserted look and schools, shops, banks and petrol pumps also remained closed. According to Telangana Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhara Rao, the survey would help the newly formed government understand its social composition, corruption, cut wastage and make better welfare schemes, especially for the poor.