Delhi government to provide aadhaar cards to children living in homes

New Delhi: Delhi government has embarked on an extensive drive to sign up kids housed in  government and also NGO run establishments for concern of Aadhaar cards.

Aadhaar card to children living in homes

The Division of Women as well as Child Development has actually routed all the superintendents as well as officer-in-charge of the organizations to coordinate with the One-of-a-kind Recognition Authority of India (UIDAI) and also ensure that all the youngsters lodged in the institution are provided Aadhaar (UID) Cards.
The guidelines to this impact have been provided and also are being followed up, stated that Dr Satbir Bedi, Principal Secretary . “These kids deal with problems when it come to their identity condition when they are launched from institutional treatment after acquiring the age of 18 years. This effort will considerably help them to get into conventional society,” said Bedi.
In addition to that, having Aadhaar Card Number will also help these youngsters over time to get driving permit, citizen identification card as well as provision card. They will be additionally able to open up a savings account, Bedi said.
The Department at present is sustaining 22 day care establishments for kids seeking care as well as protection as well as juvenile in conflict with legislation under the stipulations of Youngster Justice (Treatment & Defense of Kid) Act, 2000.
Out of these, 16 kids homes are for penniless, neglected, orphaned, escape as well as the children who are susceptible to any kind of type of exploitation.

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