Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today directed officials to achieve cent percent Aadhaar compliance in State within the next three months.
The directive of the Chief Secretary came during a review of the progress made by State Government in this regard at State Secretariat.
Mr.Padhi asked the officials present at the review meeting to make arrangement for Aadhaar registration camps in Anganwadi and schools for children from 0 to 18 years of age.
Additional Director General of UIDAI MVD Rami Reddy told reporters after the meeting that the scheme has made notable progress due to the cooperation of the State government.
“Arrangement is being made to register as many as 15 lakh children in the age group of 0 to 5 years and 18 lakh in the 5-18 years in the next two to three months,” Reddy added.
Electronics & Information Technology (EoiT) Principal Secretary Pradeep Kumar Jena said that the State Residential Data Centre has since been activated and today’s meeting decided on the coordination of different department to make it effective.
“The Centre will facilitate in providing information about the beneficiaries of different development schemes,” he added.
EoIT Principal Secretary said the Centre has so far authenticated data about nearly 74 lakh families and 1.95 crore beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act in Fair Price Shops in several urban areas. This will be extended to rural areas by month of June, Mr.Jena added.
Development Commissioner R Balakrishnan, Secretary SC/ST Development, Surendra Kumar, Special Secretary General Administration, Ashok Kumar Meena, Panchayati Raj Secretary Deo Ranjan Kumar Singh, School and Mass Education Secretary Ranjana Chopra were among those senior officials who participated in the review, said sources.