Haryana to prepare Aadhaar-based database of its residents
Sonepat: Haryana government on Saturday said it has decided to prepare an Aadhaar-based database of all the residents of the state which would enable in providing benefits of various schemes in a transparent manner.
Under state resident database (SRDB) scheme, a public service survey would be conducted and data would be collected from all the households.
PK Das, Haryana Additional Chief Secretary, School Education Department, divulged the details in this regard while presiding over a meeting with officers in Sonepat today, said an official release. Preparations for implementation of SRDB were discussed in the meeting.
He said the survey needs to be conducted in an efficient manner so that every person could get benefits of various schemes launched by the government in the state.
He said that under SRDB, Aadhaar number of every state resident would be noted and his/her finger prints would be scanned on a machine to ensure that he/she has been getting benefits of all the schemes through banks.
Das said that a 'Saksham Yuva' would accompany each enumerator while conducting the survey.
He directed the officers of health department to prepare Aadhaar cards of new-born babies.
"It is the responsibility of the education department to update Aadhaar of the child by taking finger prints when he or she turns three-year-old, he said. Later, while presiding over meeting with officers of Excise and Taxation Department today, Das said that Goods and Services Tax (GST) had been implemented by the Central Government to simplify the tax system.
Therefore, it is the responsibility of the concerned officers to clear the doubts of all traders and businessmen, he said adding that all traders would have to get themselves registered under GST by September 30, 2017.
District Excise and Taxation Commissioner informed Das that the registration work was being carried out efficiently in the district.
He said that two slabs have been created, one for traders with a turnover above Rs 20 lakh and other for those with a turnover below Rs 20 lakh.
He said there were 27 traders with turnover above Rs 20 lakh who have migrated and 12,843 traders with turnover below Rs 20 lakh of which 11,079 have migrated.
He informed that a nodal officer has been appointed in the district for providing assistance with regard to GST.