HYDERABAD: The Chief Minister Dr K Rosaiah today directed
the Chief Secretary, S V Prasad to ensure that the implementation of 'Aadhaar'
scheme is done on an absolutely transparent manner. Dr Rosaiah had a telephonic
discussion over the progress of the scheme with the Chief Secretary.
The Chief Minister was particular that Andhra Pradesh
which will be the first State to implement the Unique Identification number in
a big way should be a role model for the transparency and accountability of the
The Chief Secretary today reviewed the progress of the
implementation of the Aadhaar scheme with the Commissioner, Civil Supplies,
Sanjay Jaju and other officials at Secretariat. The Chief Secretary directed
the Commissioner, Civil Supplies to complete the tendering process in a most
transparent manner and as per the decisions of the tender committee constituted
by the State Government. The Chief Secretary said that since Aadhaar is a
prestigious project it should be done in a most transparent and efficient
Aadhaar Unique number is to establish the identity of a
resident and to provide secure access for the resident to a service/benefit
offered by the system. Aadhaar number is generated by taking demographic data
and biometric viz. finger prints and 'iris' capture. Commissioner of Civil
Supplies is the Registrar for the First phase to be implemented in 7 districts
of East Godavari, Srikakulam, Adilabad, Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Chittoor and
Secretary was informed by the Commissioner, Civil Supplies that the
finalisation of the tender process is being done in an absolutely transparent
manner and as per the decisions of the tender committee.