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Aadhaar enrollment drive for college kids started in Assam’s Hailakandi district

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GUWAHATI: What is anticipated to supply impetus to Aadhaar enrolment in Assam, Aadhaar enrolment drive for college kids started in Hailakandi district on Monday.

The Aadhaar enrolment for college kids was launched ceremonially by Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education), RK Dam at a programme organised by Axom Sarba Siksha Abhiyaan, Hailakandi on the Block Elementary Education Office.

ADC Dam stated the state authorities envisaged the programme to assist observe college kids in order that they will avail the advantages beneath numerous authorities schemes.

School Inspector, Nazmul Hussain Laskar and different officers had been current on the event.

The authorities has made it necessary for varsity kids as much as Class XII in authorities or provincialised instructional establishments for opening financial institution accounts. It has earmarked Rs.16.32 lakh for the Aadhaar enrolment train in elementary and secondary colleges of the state for 2 months. The programme is being carried out concurrently in all 33 districts of the state.

Under the enrolment drive, college students of Classes I to XII will likely be coated beneath the Axom Sarba Siksha Abhiyan. “SSA will carry out the Aadhaar enrolment drive for all school children of all management schools, including private schools in a phased manner. However, the coverage of students will begin from higher classes immediately. Senior secondary and secondary students (Classes IX to XII) will be covered within December itself,” a authorities directive stated.

The Office of Mission Director, SSA has instructed the Aadhaar enrolment centres to advise college students and guardians from COVID-19 hotspots, house isolation and quarantine centres to not come to the Aadhaar centres for enrolment. “Children falling under these categories will be covered in a later phase,” a authorities official disclosed.

As NRC was underway, Aadhaar enrolment was low in Assam. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal just lately requested Deputy Commissioners (DC) to have interaction extra personal distributors to hold out the Aadhaar enrolment expediently and take away these distributors delaying the method in order that hundred % enrolments will be achieved by the yr finish.

Saying that Aadhaar enrolment has develop into crucial to derive advantage of the central authorities schemes, the Chief Minister requested the DCs to take steps to hurry up the speed of enrolment as a number of districts have been performing very poorly in enrolment.

He directed the DCs to have interaction extra personal distributors to hold out the Aadhaar enrolment expediently and take away these distributors delaying the method in order that hundred % enrolment will be achieved by the yr finish.

He additionally harassed on the necessity to have interaction native youths within the course of for creation of earnings alternatives whereas rushing up the method. Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Central authorities’s act of creating Aadhaar registration necessary for Central Government schemes, Sonowal stated that it’s a step to stop middlemen from siphoning off cash meant for the poor and he requested the DCs to provide utmost precedence to extend fee of Aadhaar enrolment.





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