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Principal Secretary Sanjeev Khirwar reviews status of Aadhaar saturation in Ladakh


Principal Secretary Sanjeev Khirwar reviews status of Aadhaar saturation in Ladakh

Leh, December 27: Principal Secretary, Information Technology Department, Ladakh, Sanjeev Khirwar convened a meeting to review the status of Aadhaar saturation in Ladakh.

At the outset of the meeting, Nodal Officer LeGA, Tudup Namgyal gave a detailed presentation on Aadhaar saturation figures with respect to different age groups in Ladakh; district-wise Aadhaar saturation; active kit status, among others. He apprised the Principal Secretary that there is a significant improvement in the number of Aadhaar enrolments due to sustained publicity.

With regard to Aadhaar operators who passed the examination, Principal Secretary, Khirwar instructed to expedite their onboarding. Further, he instructed the Director School Education, Safdar Ali to address the gaps in low enrolment of children freshly admitted to schools and asked for a detailed analysis on the same. Also, he asked to arrange special Aadhaar camps for such children. DCs Leh and Kargil were instructed to prioritise Aadhaar enrolment drives with regular camps in mission mode.

Concluding the meeting, the Principal Secretary, Sanjeev Khirwar instructed the Divisional Commissioner, Ladakh, Saugat Biswas to increase publicity through quality outreach programmes by involving Sarpanches and BDCs to ensure maximum enrolment.

The meeting was also attended by Divisional Commissioner UT Ladakh; Deputy Commissioner/ CEO LAHDC Leh/Kargil; Director Social and Tribal Welfare Department/ICDS, Ladakh; Director Health Services Ladakh; Director School Education Department, Ladakh; Director UIDAI, RO Chandigarh; Superintendent of Posts Ladakh Division; Zonal Head, JK Bank Ladakh; Nodal Officer BSNL, Ladakh; Manager Indian Post Payment Bank, Ladakh; Aadhaar Manager Kargil; Aadhaar Manager Leh.

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