Tuesday, May 1, 2012

AP govt to acquaint multipurpose a smart cards

Government of Andhra Pradesh is introducing multipurpose Aadhar-based acute cards to the beneficiaries (citizens) for availing of allowances beneath altered abundance schemes. Accompaniment Information and Communications Technology Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah told newsmen actuality today that fingerprint-based POS (point-of-sale) terminals would be set up at all abundance departments’ account centers, Accompaniment Road Transport depots, Department for Pensions, Commercial Tax and added departments. A smart cards issued to the beneficiaries would be inter-operable beyond all POS machines (different makes & models) and the agenda could be acclimated for multi-purposes beyond all departments for assorted casework in the state, the Minister said. The acute agenda appearance would be continued to abutment cyberbanking affairs also, he added. The Government of India has appear a ancient added axial abetment of Rs 12.03 crore for the accomplishing of the activity while the accompaniment government would buck the antithesis Rs 28 crore. Lakshmaiah said the Union Department of Information Technology has accorded administering approval for the accomplishing of e-District activity beneath the National e-Governance Activity (NeGP) at a amount of Rs 61.43 crore. A sum of Rs 3.50 crore was already appear to the accompaniment government. e-District is one of the 27 mission approach projects beneath the NeGP aimed at cyberbanking commitment of articular high-volume citizen-centric services, at commune and sub-district level. Initially 28 casework would be delivered beneath e-District while addition 200 would be added in the consecutive phases, the IT Minister said.