MoU signed between Guj Gov and Unique Identification Authority of India

Published By : Admin | June 9, 2010 | 06:11 IST
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'State Council for Unique Identification Project' has been formed under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi to effectively implement and review the progress of 'Unique Identification Number Scheme' in Gujarat. Today at Gandhinagar, Shri B.B.Nanavati, Deputy Director General of Unique Identification Authority of India and Shri V.N.Mayra, Principal Secretary to General Administration (Planning) Department signed Memorandum of Understanding.

This unique number will be saved in a central database along with the details like photograph, impression of all ten fingers, eye-ball features of the person. The number indicates unique identity of every citizen and not entitles any right or benefits to them. It will just identify a citizen and will not be considered as a proof of citizenship. Citizens will be provided with a number not a card.

Gujarat government has initiated for a quick implementation of the scheme. State government has also formed a unique identification implementation committee under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Shri A.K.Joti.

Assistant Director of Unique Identification Authority Shri Sumanesh Joshi, Shri Tejpal Singh and Gujarat Government's Nodal Officer Shri A.D.Patel was also present on the occasion of signing of MoU.

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October 05, 2022
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participated in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations at the Dhalpur Ground of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh today.

The Prime Minister was welcomed and facilitated upon his arrival. This was followed by the arrival of Bhagwan Raghunath Ji and it marked the commencement of the Rath Yatra. A huge crowd had gathered at the occasion to welcome the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister walked to the main attraction with lakhs of other devotees and paid his tributes to Bhagwan Raghunath. The Prime Minister greeted everyone present on the occasion with folded hands and witnessed the divine Rath Yatra along with the grand assembly of the deities in the historic Kullu Dussehra celebrations. A historic occasion, this was the first time ever that the Prime Minister of India had participated in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations.

The International Kullu Dussehra Festival is to be celebrated from 5th to 11th October 2022 at Dhalpur Ground of Kullu. The festival is unique in the sense that it is the congregation of more than 300 Deities of the Valley. On the first day of the Festival, the Deities in their well-decorated palanquins pay their obeisance at the temple of the Chief Deity Bhagwan Raghunath Ji and then proceed to the Dhalpur Ground.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Anurag Thakur, and BJP State President, Shri Suresh Kumar Kashyap among others.

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister had dedicated to the nation, AIIMS, Bilaspur. He also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple projects in Himachal Pradesh in Luhnu, Bilaspur.