• Fri. Jul 19th, 2024

Nagaland becomes the first state in North East India to start Aadhaar Linked Birth Registration

Nagaland becomes the first state in North Eastern India to start Aadhaar Linked Birth Registration (ALBR). The initiative facilitates Birth Registration based Aadhaar Enrolment for children in the 0-5 years age group.

The service was launched by T. Mhabemo Yanthan, IAS, Commissioner, Nagaland in the presence of Shri Neidilhou Angami, Director, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Govt. of Nagaland.

T. Mhabemo Yanthan stated that ALBR will play a vital role in enrolling new born babies and also cover children below the age of 0-5 years. He urged the State Government officials to cooperate in successful implementation of ALBR in all the districts of Nagaland so that no child will be deprived of any social welfare schemes aimed for their benefit.

To ensure better reach to residents across districts, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Nagaland, which is also the Registrar for Birth and Death for the state, has been on-boarded by UIDAI into its ecosystem as Registrar cum Enrolment Agency to carry out Child Enrolment using ALBR process.

Col. Abhishek Koushik , Director, UIDAI congratulated the Government of Nagaland for becoming the first state in the North Eastern Region to implement ALBR. He applauded the consistent efforts being carried out by the Office of the Commissioner, Nagaland for providing Aadhaar-linked services to the residents of the state.

UIDAI has been extending continuous support to the States, by holding workshops, door-to-door enrolments, and visiting the remotest areas to hand hold them to derive the benefits of Aadhaar ecosystem. UIDAI’s Regional Office in Guwahati has been working closely with the Office of Commissioner Nagaland, which is also the Nodal Department for Aadhaar related activities in the state.

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