Aadhaar enrollment halts in Mathura after a demolition incident at a camp in the city

After a demolition at an enrollment camp few days ago in Mathura, future of Aadhaar enrollment centers is hanging in pendent. Not even a single person has been able to enroll for Aadhaar in the last 20 days in the city. Company has suspended work until it gets justice. A demolition was done at an enrollment camp on July 7. Accused people were released on bail by the court. A company official has said that the investigating officer has removed non-bailable sections from the accused persons whose benefit was received by them and they were released on bail. Opposite to this even after being governments work neither police nor district administration has helped them due to which staff is angry and is firm on its decision of not to open camp until accused people are punished.

Company’s officials have written a letter to CM in this regard and have demanded police to change the investigating officer and perform an impartial investigation of the case. Only one month of Aadhaar enrollment process in the city could have passed after which this incident occurred and since then camp has not been run even for a single day. Aadhaar enrollment work has to run for 4 months in the city but because of present hindrance it can stretch for longer time. In-charge of company Amardeep Sharma told that camps will not be restarted before punishment of the accused ones. Police is not taking the matter seriously whose complaint has been made to state administration and central government. The matter of camps security has also become vital.

Stone foundation of datacenter of UIDAI at Manesar, Haryana was laid down by chief minister of the state. Along with CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, UIDAI chief Nandan Nilekani and other senior officials were also present during the program. An official said that the construction of this huge datacenter is expected to be completed by June next year. The datacenter is being built over 5 acres of land with international standards and parameters. The datacenter will be one of the country’s most green and energy efficient building. Besides datacenter will be blast proof and highly secured area.

Entire administration of Jamshedpur district has gone busy in preparing up for the direct benefit transfer scheme scheduled to be started from the month of October. The administration is eyeing to achieve 100% Aadhaar enrollment before October month. Officials have also been directed to encourage beneficiaries to enroll for Aadhaar. BDO have been instructed to ensure that all job card holder of MNREGA, beneficiaries of PDS, scholarship taking students and beneficiaries of other pension schemes undergo through Aadhar card enrollment. To reduce crowd at enrollment centers district collector Amitabh Kaushal has distributed companies’ work block-wise. Now only one agency will work at one block. After meeting DC Amitabh Kaushal allotted different blocks to different companies for their operation taking total number of enrollment centers to 30 in the region.

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