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8 pc of children in 0-5 age group registered under Aadhaar in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

and has 8 per cent children, in the age group of 0-5, who are registered under in the state, an official said.

A meeting of the Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-IV) of the and Legislative Council was held here under the chairmanship of MLC, Ramesh Arora, to discuss the overall working of the department.

The Committee also discussed the issues about expediting the process of the issuance of card and asked the concerned officials that maximum efforts be made for the age group of 0-5 age where only 8 per cent children are covered so far, the said.

Legislators Vibodh Gupta, Saif-ud-and attended the meeting and highlighted the issues regarding the working of the

The Committee observed that free internet WiFi should be made available to all the employees of the Assembly secretariat including Legislatures.

The of the Committee said that the nodal officers be nominated to get information for various proposals and also monitor the uploading of information, besides issuing instructions to all the concerned departments to upload the requisite information on time.

The said there are approximately 42 schemes sponsored by the state and the central government in the and instructed the to upload special software so that status of the persons, who apply for widow, old age pensions, and handicapped and other categories, can see their status easily.

The Committee sought a detailed report about expenditure incurred for adopting the system in the and be submitted to the

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 17:50 IST
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