More than 50% LPG consumers in Punjab and Haryana could have to purchase LPG cylinder at market price without any subsidy from January 1, 2014.
Aadhar card based DBT scheme for LPG subsidy will begin from February 2014 in the Mohali district of Punjab. Administration has also speeded up for this implementation in the district.
The fraud on Aadhar card in Basi village of Hoshiarpur in Punjab has been exposed. Seeing a team from a daily newspaper thug man ran away.
Prakash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab has termed cash subsidy on LPG cylinder a political game of central government. He said that cash subsidy on LPG cylinders to people is a political game of the central government but Punjab Government has no objection on it.
The Aadhaar enrolment process has been started in the Nangal town of the Rupnagar district of Punjab. People of the town have been waiting for the start of Aadhaar enrollment in their town and after a long wait the enrollment process has begun in the town.
During the second phase of Aadhaar enrollment in the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab, 192072 enrollments have been done so far while the first phase covered a total of 689948 enrollments. This information was given by the district collector (DC) Manasvi Kumar while attending a meeting.
One side where people are struggling to obtain their Aadhaar numbers, incidents of finding Aadhar card in garbage also not coming to a halt. The recent such news is from Himayunpur village of Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh where about one dozen Aadhar cards were found in garbage in a street.
Those people of Himachal Pradesh who enrolled for Aadhaar before 1st April 2012 but have not received their Aadhaar letters yet might need to re-enroll for Aadhar card. There are lacs of people in the state who have not received their Aadhar card even after a long wait of time.