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Cent percent Adhaar enrolment of children must, be achieved timely: DC Sachin Kumar

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Shopian: Deputy Commissioner (DC), Sachin Kumar Vaishya on Saturday stressed that progress of Aadhar enrolment target of children between 0-5 years and 5 -18 years must be achieved cent percent in a time bound manner.

He asserted this while finalizing the action plan for saturation of Aadhar cards and mandatory biometric update in all age groups, in a meeting of District Level Aadhar Monitoring Committee (DLAMC) was today held here under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC), Sachin Kumar Vaishya in presence of Sanjeev Mahajan, Director UIDAI Regional Office Chandigarh.

At the outset, the DC held a threadbare deliberation about a mechanism to be adopted for Aadhaar saturation in all age groups and mandatory biometric update of children in the district.

The DC also took a detailed review of the statistics of Aadhar saturation process under different age groups and status of Aadhar Seva Kendras operating in the district.
On the occasion, the DC was also briefed on the initiatives being undertaken to cover the age groups of 0-5 years, 5-18 years and above 18 years in the district.

Terming the Aadhaar enrolment a multi-agency process, the DC called upon all concerned departments to launch mass awareness campaigns in their jurisdictions to cover all population under Aadhar enrolment.

The Aadhaar authentication and Aadhar offline verification including use of QR code for Aadhar verification was discussed.

Vaishya appealed to the residents to enroll children below 5 years for Aadhar and also to get Mandatory Biometric updates done (MBU) on attaining the age of 5 years and 15 years. He instructed Education and WCD to hold camps for the purpose. He also instructed to organize Aadhar camps in Hospitals and vaccination centres to enroll newborns.


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