An important component of the end-to-end computerisation project is to ensure complete digitization of database and maintaining the same 100 % online with all records seeded with AADHAAR and AADHAAR linked bank account, mobile numbers, EPIC numbers, LPG consumer numbers, Electricity consumer number and other relevant data such as house number and pin code for postal address
Ration Card renewal process is currently on-going at full scale and the Government of Kerala is collecting details including Aadhaar details from all cardholders. Other details such as name, address, family members, relationship with cardholder, date of birth, bank account, income along the inclusion/ exclusion criteria details are currently being collected. Camps constituted for this purpose have completed the collection of filled-up forms and taking photograph of the eldest female member. Mobile photo camps are established for those who could not able to attend these photo camps.
As part of the Ration Card Renewal process and identification of priority beneficiaries under NFSA, 2013, the Department of Civil Supplies, Kerala has collected Aadhar details of every card member and bank account details of the cardholder by distributing pre-populated bar-coded forms through the network of Fair Price Shops. The form has options for filling up of Aadhar, Bank Account no. etc. along with other details such as name, address, family members, relationship with cardholder, date of birth, bank account, income along the inclusion/ exclusion criteria details. The filled up forms has been collected through camps by taking photograph of the eldest female member of the family. Department has obtained Aadhar details of more than 77% population of Kerala.
The Data base prepared from the ration card renewal is the only data base in the entire State Government to have electoral ID, AADHAR details, Bank account details, Mobile number details, relationships within a household ( family members), economic parametres of the family and could be easily used as the mother data base as it is compliant to e- governance standards.
The Status of Aadhar seeding in Kerala are as follows.
Total Number of Ration Cards: 82,60,619
Total Members in Ration Cards: 3,63,72,758
Number of Ration Cards Digitized: 79,78,503 (Renewed )
Number of Ration Cards with Aadhaar Seeding: 77,24,962
Number of Members with Aadhaar Seeding : 2,42,70,024
Number of Ration Cards with Bank Account Seeding: 68,86,970
The details of Aadhar seeding in the state are as below.
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