Adityanath Yogi government has set July 31 as new deadline for Basic Shiksha Parishad to complete Aadhaar enrolment of students studying all schools of UP
ALLAHABAD,July7: The Adityanath Yogi government has set July 31 as new deadline for Basic Shiksha Parishad to complete Aadhaar enrolment of students studying in 1.59 lakh primary and upper primary schools of the state.State officials claimed that the move was necessitated because the work of allocating the 12-digit unique identity code was under way for the past three years, about 70% of one crore students were yet to be covered.In February, the government had made it mandatory for the students to have Aadhaar for getting their mid-day meals. The order was extended till June 30 to give an opportunity to the state bodies to enrol each school-going child for Aadhaar.As part of the project, each of the 822 development blocks would be given two computer kits. “Each kit will have an iris scanner and fingerprint machine through which the Aadhaar enrolment of the students will be done.
The state government has fixed the new deadline through an order dated July 3,” said basic shiksha adhikari, Allahabad, Sanjay Kumar Kushwaha, who has been nominated as nodal district officer.”All the expenses for enrolling the child would be borne by the Parishad. The UIDAI would make payment on the basis of expenses incurred per child,” he informed TOI.There are 1,13,500 primary and 45,700 upper primary schools in the state in which around a crore students study