Reconstitution of Monitoring Committee to Increase the use of Aadhaar and Implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer | 09 Dec 2022

Why In News?

On December 8, 2022, the State Government of Madhya Pradesh has reconstituted a committee constituted earlier (in 2016) under the chairmanship of The Chief Secretary to increase the use of Aadhaar and monitor the implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer .

Key Points

  • The committee includes Principal Secretary/Secretary Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, School Education, Women and Child Development, Census Director, Chief Post Master General, Representatives of State Level Bankers Committee, State Nodal Officer e-Governance, Deputy Director General UIDAI The Regional Office, Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Electronic Development Corporation will be member and Principal Secretary/Secretary Science and Technology will be member secretary.
  • The reconstituted committee will monitor the implementation of Aadhaar enrolment and updating ecosystem, review the use of Aadhaar identification platform and monitor the progress of redressal of citizen grievances for implementation of the recommendations of the Unique Identification Authority of India and the work related to registration of citizens.
  • In addition, the Committee will undertake a review of information security and privacy practices of the Aadhaar ecosystem partner, supervision of district level Aadhaar Monitoring Committees, guidance and monitoring of the functioning of the State Government portal.