SRINAGAR, May 27: Chief Secretary, B R Sharma today held a video conference with DCs to review district wise status of National Population Register (NPR) enrolment and Aadhaar generation in J&K.
Registrar General India (RGI) also participated in the video conference from New Delhi besides Secretary, IT, Additional RGI and other officers were also present in the meeting.
As on date, enrolment of over 90 lakh citizens in J&K has been completed along with generation of 82 lakh Aadhaar cards. The total census population being 125 lakh.
Districts lagging behind in capturing of Biometrics like Kupwara, Baramulla, Anantnag, Srinagar and Jammu were instructed to prepare a specific target action plan on priority within a week to capture the left out population.
In order to complete the exercise within the next three months, DCs were asked to form clusters of villages or enumeration blocks so that Biometric scan of every left out citizen in the cluster is facilitated in the camps to be set up for the purpose.
Meanwhile, vendors were strictly directed to deploy machines (Biometric kits) as per the requirement of the district, to enable capturing of Biometric data of the left out population and completion of the exercise within the next three months.