Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on Monday, proposed a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, driving licence and bank accounts. “We can have just one card for all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, bank account, driving licence and voter card,” Amit Shah was quoted as saying by an English daily.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah: A digital application, an app will be used for population census in the year 2021. It will be transformation from paper to digital census. pic.twitter.com/Xn992vekGz
— ANI (@ANI) September 23, 2019
The home minister also said a a mobile app will be used for population census in the year 2021, which will mark the transformation from paper to digital census. Recommending digitization of records, he said, “There should be a system that when a person dies, information should be automatically updated in the population data.”
Shah said, “Population census is not a boring exercise. It is an exercise that helps to provide people with the benefits of government schemes. National Population Register (NPR) will help government solve many issues in the country.”