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West Jaiñtia Hills administration to begin enrolment of NPR soon

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT


SHILLONG, May 6: The West Jaiñtia Hills district administration in a statement issued here today said that Aadhaar number does not confer any right or proof of citizenship or domicile and it is to be used as a proof of identity only.

According to the administration consent of an individual would be obtained for his identity information during enrollment and authentication.

“If anybody has any doubt and concerns about Aadhaar number he or she may approach the Deputy Commissioner’s Office during office hours or whatsapp to 9436394363 or through facebook in District Administration West Jaiñtia Hills page,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner of West Jaiñtia Hills has informed that the district administration will start enrollment of tiol Population Register (NPR) very soon.

Registration for all government officers and staff within West Jaiñtia Hills District will be on May 10 at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Jowai.

Moreover, for the general public sensitization and awareness programe will be held and KYR+ (Know Your Residence Plus) forms will be distributed to all localities via their respective headmen.

Locality wise camps will also be set up, details of which will be intimated at a later stage for collection of bio-metric data of all residents who are of the age of 5 years and above.

All bofide residents are required to attend the NPR camp, even if their bio metrics has been captured under Aadhaar. Those already enrolled with Aadhaar are to bring their Aadhaar letter/ enrollment slip to the NPR camps.

For those who have not enrolled yet under UIDAI, Aadhaar will be generated through NPR. It is proposed to issue Resident Identity (Smart) Card bearing the Aadhaar number under NPR.

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