‘Only 8 per cent of children in 0-5 age group registered under Aadhaar in JK’

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir has 8 per cent children, in the age group of 0-5, who are registered under Aadhaar in the state, an official spokesperson said.

A meeting of the Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-IV) of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was held here under the chairmanship of MLC, Ramesh Arora, to discuss the overall working of the Information Technology department.

The Committee also discussed the issues about expediting the process of the issuance of Aadhaar card and asked the concerned officials that maximum efforts be made for the age group of 0-5 age where only 8 per cent children are covered so far, the spokesperson said.

Legislators Vibodh Gupta, Saif-ud-Din Bhat and Naresh Kumar Gupta attended the meeting and highlighted the issues regarding the working of the IT department. PTI

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