Postal accounts to be linked with Aadhaar for transparency

Postal accounts to be linked with Aadhaar for transparency

IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said postal accounts will be linked with Aadhaar for greater transparency.

He was speaking after inaugurating Bihar’s first and the country’s tenth Aadhaar Seva Kendra in Patna today.

He said on an average, one thousand Aadhaar cards will be made at this centre and other facilities will be also available. Mr Prasad said 114 such Kendra will soon be operational in 53 cities in the country.

The Minister also inaugurated the country’s second and Bihar’s first women post office in Patna. The first post office is in Mumbai.

Mr. Prasad announced that women post offices will be opened in every postal division of the country. He said these post offices will be a step forward towards strengthening women empowerment.

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