BENGALURU: Aadhaar enrolment of children below five years of age is expected to get a shot in the arm, as about 2,000 Android based tablets will be acquired by the State for the purpose.
The initiative has been taken up after Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) issued directions to speed up the process. Officials say that the tabs will be acquired using funds from Centre for e-governance and the Department of Women and Child Welfare.
B M Vijay Shankar, Director of Women and Child Development Department, told Express that the process of acquiring the tabs was on. “We will be mobilising anganwadi workers for the process of enrolment. The details of the whole project are being worked out and the devices will be acquired shortly,” he said.
He said that the devices will not be used exclusively for the purpose.
It will used for other works of the Department along with it, he added.