IEP Chandigarh December 5
Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal today directed the Additional Deputy Commissioners to hold special Aadhaar updation camps in the state.
The Chief Secretary was presiding over the UID implementation committee meeting in which Additional Deputy Commissioners and other concerned officers attended the meeting through video conferencing.
Citizens to update POI and POA in Aadhaar details
The Chief Secretary directed the officers to expedite the process of Aadhaar revalidation, Citizens having an Aadhaar generated more than 10 years ago need to revalidate details in their Aadhaar by updating the Proof of Identity (POI) and Proof of Address (POA) documents to steadily avail the benefits of government services.
The Chief Secretary directed the State Registrar to continue deployment of at least 3 operational kits at each Mini Secretariat and at least one operational kit at SDM Offices, Tehsils, Sub – Tehsils and Blocks in all the districts as residents visit these places for availing government services and Aadhaar facilitation.
Organize camps to clear Mandatory Biometric Update (MBUs) pendency
The Chief Secretary further directed the IT Department to ensure implementation of the in-house model in accordance with instructions issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India. He said that to strengthen Aadhaar Eco System, it has been decided to restrict the facility of new enrolment of adult residents at select Aadhaar centers only and list of such centers should be provided by State Registrar, Execution/Management of State Portal for new enrolment of adult population. Department should organize camps in collaboration with Education Department to clear Mandatory Biometric Update (MBUs) pendency. The Chief Secretary directed the Health Department to ensure that all newborn are covered under the new enrollment of Aadhaar.
He further directed the School Education Department to prepare a roster for conducting regular camps for enrolling left out children and updating biometric both in government as well as in private schools. Regular camps shall be organized for enrolling children in Anganwadis. District wise roster for this should be prepared by Women and Child Development Department and be shared with Deputy Commissioners with a copy to UIDAI RO Chandigarh.
While presenting the Aadhaar Card Status of Haryana, Deputy Director General, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Regional Office Chandigarh, Ms Bhawna Garg apprised that a monthly target of updating 13.20 lakh aadhaar cards has been fixed up to March, 2023. So far, 299,57,178 Aadhaar Cards have been generated in the state including 18,01,041 aadhaar cards of population upto 5 years, 67,12,666 aadhaars of 5 to 8 years and 2,14,43,470 aadhaars of 18 and above years. Thus, achieving 100.37 percent of Aadhaar Generation in the state.
On this occasion, Additional Chief Secretary, School Education Department, Dr. Mahavir Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance and Planning Departments, Sh. Anurag Rastogi, Additional Chief Secretary, Information Technology, Sh. Anand Mohan Sharan, Additional Chief Secretary, Labour Department, Sh. Raja Sekhar Vundru, Additional Chief Secretary, Housing for All Department, Sh. Anil Malik, Additional Chief Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department, Smt. G. Anupama, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V. Umashankar and other senior officers were also present in the meeting.