Kokrajhar, Sept 29: Along with rest of the state, the data collection process for Aadhaar card by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) would begin in Kokrajhar district from October 6 next where biometric and demographic data will be collected from citizens as per guidelines.
Kokrajhar Deputy Commissioner Niranjan Baruah, while addressing the last orientation-cum- training programme on Saturday for the verifiers, additional verifiers and data entry operators to make them aware of all the processes involved in the enrolment in the auditorium hall of the Basic Training centre, Kokrajhar.
The district administration has already declared 35 Aadhaar enrolment centres, as 11 in Kokrajhar Revenue Circle, 7 in Dotma Revenue Circle, 3 in Bhawraguri Revenue Circle, 8 in Gossaigaon Revenue Circle and 6 in Bogribari Revenue Circle in the district appointing equal number of verifiers, addl. verifiers and data entry operators with ten percent extra manpower, he informed.
He also asked the officials to issue tokens to the public if case of huge turnout in the centre in order to control the rush and for hassle-free implementation of the process.
During the training session, the enrolment officials were made to understand about their role and responsibilities along with how to set up and manage an enrolment centre, use various devices required for enrolment and how to handle exceptional cases by the resource persons of the UIDAI.
It may be mentioned that in the process of enrolment the designated officials will collect biometric data like thumb impression, eye scan and a photograph. The applicants will also have to submit proof of address, age and identity for an Aadhaar number.
In Kokrajhar district, the Aadhaar enrolment process will be done on all working days from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm.
Additional Deputy Commissioners Prafulla Chandra Barman, Debeswar Bora, Bhaskar Das, Dipon Barman, Circle Officer Kokrajhar; Nandita Hazorika, Circle Officer, Gossaigaon; Sujata Gogoi, Circle Officer, Bhawraguri and Firdous Alom Sheikh, Circle Officer, Bogribari were also present in the programme.