Siang meets to have cent percent Aadhaar enrollment of school children

Siang meets to have cent percent Aadhaar enrollment of school children

ITANAGAR, Mar 12: In an effort to have cent percent Aadhaar enrollment of school children under all schools and Anganwadi centres of ICDS department of the entire Siang district, an urgent coordination meeting was held at the DC’s conference hall, Pangin today.

The meeting was aimed at getting first hand information on the issues pertaining to achievement of cent percent coverage and to come up with measures for achieving the target.

Deputy Commissioner Rahul Singh while chairing the meeting emphasized on the significance of possession of Aadhaar card especially by school children for availing various social welfare programmes benefits and sought active cooperation and participation from all Education department functionaries for realizing this objective.

Assuring provision of all necessary logistics and manpower support by the district administration, the DC gave strict directions to Education and ICDS departments to expedite the enrollment process in order to achieve the cent percent coverage by 31st March 2018.

In-charge District Statistics Officer, CO Dr Rani Mibang gave a detailed presentation on the number of secondary and elementary level schools with below average Aadhaar enrollment percentage in the district and sought feedback from concerned authorities for the failure in speedy enrollment despite availability of adequate manpower and machineries in all circles of the district.

Along with the DDSE Siang Tanyang Tatak, MDM coordinator Amitabh Pejik, around 40 participants comprising of BEOs, CRCCs, school headmasters and Principals participated. (DIPRO)

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