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Odisha to begin Aadhaar enrolment at Panchayat level soon

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Odisha to begin Aadhaar enrollment at Panchayat level soonBhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi on Tuesday informed that the state government will begin the Aadhaar enrolment at Panchayat level soon to boost the enrolment process and facilitate for the registration.

While reviewing the Aadhaar enrolment status in the state at the Secretariat, Padhi informed that registration centres will be established in each Panchayat and the private enrollment operating centres will not be engaged for the purpose anymore.

According to reports, 94 percent people have enrolled their names and registered themselves under Aadhaar till date. About 82 per cent school children and 60 per cent Anganwadi children have been registered, sources added.

“Aadhaar seeding is also on for the ration card under the National Food Security Act, for the beneficiaries of MGNREGA, and other schemes being implemented by the Central and state governments. We are hopeful that in the next three to four months more people will be enrolled. Also seeding for the schemes will also increase,” added the Chief Secretary.

Representatives of Government of India’s Hyderabad office and other concerned officials attended the review meeting.

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