TS Govt to set up Aadhar centers for students

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Fri, Jul 14, 2017, 04:16 PM

TS Govt to set up Aadhar centers for students

Hyderabad, July 14: Telangana Educational Department will set up own Aadhaar enrollment centers for the students.Nearly 8 to 10 centers will be set up in each district. The Central Government has made the Aadhar is mandatory for the midday meals to students in schools.

The Govt wants to make this Aadhar mandatory, which will more beneficial for future purposes. The Centre has sanctioned funds to states for the establish the Aadhar centers by the Education Department.

The Govt has released Rs.2.50 crores to the Telangana state. The IT department has already been tasked to buy the equipment needed by tenders.The officials said these centers will be available within a month.

The final deadline is August 31

The Central Human Resources Ministry has issued a deadline to 100 percent students should get Aadhar number in schools, especially those studying in Govt schools within August 31.

This decision will help to prevent the bogus registrations of students and also prevent the misuse of midday meals funds.

Recently, central school education secretary Anil Swarup wrote letters to all states.

In Telangana, The 96% of students are registered their Aadhar numbers in schools.

In the academic year 2016-2017, The Aadhaar connectivity has revealed the names of 1.87 lakh bogus students and those names were deleted from school records.