IEP Chandigarh, January 9
Haryana Chief Minister said that special camps would be organized at the district, block, and village levels to update the details of the families registered in the Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP).
Besides this, special counters will also be set up in Additional Deputy Commissioner offices and e-Disha centres, to ensure hassle-free updates of PPP data, said Sh. Manohar Lal while chairing an important meeting with the Additional Deputy Commissioners held here today.
While directing the Additional Deputy Commissioners regarding PPP updations, Sh. Manohar Lal said that work of data updation in PPP should be expedited and must be completed by January 25, so that the citizens do not face any kind of problem.
“21 different columns including date of birth, income, educational qualification, occupation are being updated in PPP,” he informed.
Sh. Manohar Lal said that PPP is the flagship scheme of the state government to ensure the reach of welfare schemes at the grassroot levels. It is a positive thing that today’s citizens are becoming a part of the new initiatives of the government and are becoming aware of them, he added.
The Chief Minister directed the Additional Deputy Commissioners to make people aware of all the information related to PPP by holding press conferences at the district level.
This month’s ratio will be given as per the current practice
Sh. Manohar Lal said that if the name of any ration card beneficiary has been excluded during data updation in PPP, such citizens can register their complaints on toll-free numbers 18001802087 and 1967. He also directed the officers concerned to give maximum publicity of these toll-free numbers.
Directing the ADCs, he said that the message regarding updation must be sent to the registered mobile numbers of such families whose complaints are being resolved.
The Chief Minister said that until the updation of PPP data, the ration will be given according to the already adopted practice. For this, he directed the officers to make additional arrangements of food grains at 7000 PDS shops in the state.
Sh. Manohar Lal said that the process of making automatic ration cards through PPP is going on. According to the criteria of Rs. 1.80 lakhs annual income, 12 lakh new families have been included in the BPL list.
A new mechanism has been introduced to address the issues related to education, employment, social security, etc
Sh. Manohar Lal said that the data of citizens collected in PPP has been divided into different categories according to age group and the responsibility of each category has been assigned to a department. Each department will keep a complete record of providing benefits of all the schemes and services like education, health, employment, etc. according to the age group, informed the Chief Minister.
The responsibility of children up to the age of 6 years has been entrusted to the Women and Child Development Department. With the vision that no child should be deprived of education, the school education department will now take care of children in the age group of 6 years to 18 years.
The Chief Minister said that the responsibility of youth in the age group of 18 years to 24 years has been entrusted to the Higher Education Department and the responsibility of youth in the age group above 25 years has been entrusted to the Employment Department. Similarly, the responsibility of persons in the age group of 60 years and above has been given to the Social Justice and Empowerment Department.
Chief Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. D S Dhesi, Chief Executive Officer, Haryana Parivar Pehchan Authority, Sh. Vikas Gupta, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Dr. Amit Agrawal, Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Sh. Mukul Kumar and other senior officers were present in the meeting. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V Umashankar joined the meeting through video conferencing.
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