One nation, one card? Home Minister Amit Shah suggests a multipurpose identity card for citizens
Laying the foundation of Janganana Bhawan in New Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah also said that the Census 2021 data will be collected through a mobile app
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, driving licence and bank accounts.
Shah also said the Census 2021 data will be collected through a mobile app.
The Home Minister said there should also be a system that when a person dies, the information is updated in the population data automatically.
"We can have just one card for all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, bank account, driving licence, voter card. This is a potential," he 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 the government solve many issues in the country, said the Union Minister.
A digital application, an app will be used for population census in the year 2021. It will be the transformation from paper to digital census.
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