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REASI: A total of over 14,000 Aadhaar cards were generated in the district till August this year thereby taking cumulative figure of registered population under the programme to 2.75 lakhs.
This was informed by the representatives of district enrolment center in a meeting convened by District Development Commissioner Ravinder Kumar to review the progress of Aadhaar cards generation and seedling in the district. The concerned district coordinator further informed that 6,000 more enrolments have been made in addition to existing Aadhaar cards already prepared and generated in the district. The DDC discussed a comprehensive action plan chalked out to cover the left out population during the ongoing enrolment drive in all the nine Tehsils. He emphasised on the Tehsildars to notify village wise schedule for enrolment.
Under Aadhaar seedling, it was informed by the concerned officers that out of 18,000 beneficiaries, 7,500 have been covered under old age, widow and handicapped pensions category. Similarly over 53,000 job card holders under MGNREGA have been registered with Aadhaar cards and process in on to cover left out cards.
The DDC laid stress on expediting the process of enrolment and seedling of Aadhaar in all categories so that benefits of central sponsored schemes percolate down to the grass root level besides encouraging transparency and developing accountable system in various departments. The DDC also resolved various issues of Aadhaar enrolment centers and asked the officers to make a work chart of the Aadhaar seedling process and achieve the targets.
The meeting was attended by ADDC Ramesh Chander, ACR Abdul Sattar, ACD M.Y. Malik, DSEO Kasturi Lal, DSWO Kulraj Singh, Assistant Director Food Nasib Bajran, Chief Education Officer B.S. Jaral, Tehsildars and other concerned officers.
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