Sunday, November 27, 2011

Remove aadhaar scheme: Achuthanandan

Thiruvananthapuram: Leader of the Opposition VS Achuthanandan has demanded aadh plan for the unique identification card must be abandoned in view of the fact that even the Union of the Ministry has concluded that the exercise ultimately affect national security.

Achuthanandan said that the Union Interior Minister P Chidambaram had observed that a card could be forged aadh by anyone without any control or scrutiny.
The Minister had written to the Planning Board vice-president in this regard and the population of the Registrar General has also expressed doubts about whether the card can be used for the population
record. The fears expressed in the aspects of card security and citizens' rights have been claimed, the opposition leader said. Achuthanandan alleges are commercial interests that have guided the pilot of a regime that has thrown the world.

It's a mad rush for unique identification applications

H Abdul Basith of Teynampet smile Wednesday. The retired postal worker, after several useless visits the post office to request aadh T Nagar (unique ID) finally seized of an application. "God, who is a rushthere crazy," he said. 

Basith not alone. Hundreds of people have been thronging the five post offices in the city, including the Sivagnanam Street, T Nagar, from October 24, when India Post began issuing cards with nationalized banks and insurance companies. "The chaos begins at5.30 in the morning when security personnel woke up and asked for applications," said Samuel S, senior master message, T Nagar. The other offices are in Anna Salai, Rajaji Salai the GPO, Mylapore and Parktown. 

Before the identification number of 12 digits only, on the lines of social security schemesin the West, you can provide, aretaken images, fingerprints, iris scan raised and the individual. 




Using the UID and obtain government services

After successfully issuing over 39 lakh aadhaar cards in the state, the government has decided to allow citizens to use the card to make use of various services. Karnataka residents can now legally use aadh card as proof of identity and proof of residency to apply for various services offered by government agencies like BBMP and RTO. The State Government has issued an order in this sense the direction of all department heads to accept aadh card instead of other cards as voter ID, PAN card, ration card etc., as proof of identity and address. 

Table II, municipal corporations, local self-government bodies, government agencies and cooperative societies have attempted to recognize aadh card. According to the government order, authentication aadh card is now possible at any time and anywhere. Speaking to this newspaper, a senior department official e-government, said the card aadh will open a new era in public service delivery and ensure cent percent transparency. 

"Until now, many beneficiaries were the use of duplicate identity cards to reap the benefits. But we're expecting big changes after the introduction of cards aadh" he said. "The state government intends to make the plan serves as the social security pension (Treasury Department), the irrigation pump sets (energy), belonging to society (cooperative apartment), Bhagyalakshmi project (department of women and child development), LP gas connections and BPL cards (food and supplies department of civil aadh) and the scheme of Rural Employment Guarantee (RDPR) enabled. 

Aadhaar card is expected to help the government to stop leakage of subsidy in these flagships, "he said.



Source : DC