Haryana to replace ration cards with smart cards
Facebook Twitter google+ RSS Feed

Haryana to replace ration cards with smart cards

Friday, 29 August 2008, 11:28 Hrs
Printer Print Email Email
Chandigarh: The Haryana government has formulated a Rs 1.53-billion plan to replace nearly 5.2 million ration cards in the state with smart cards.

Once implemented, Haryana will become the first state in the country to have smart cards for the public distribution system, state government officials here said.

The state is awaiting the nod of the central government to implement the scheme. The cards would be made by the Haryana State Electronic Development (Hartron).

The smart cards will even carry details of the monthly entitlement of each poor family when they buy things at subsidised rates from fair price shops.

Finger print templates of the members would also be stored in the card to ensure that the transaction happens only in the presence of the beneficiary, a state government spokesman said here.
Source: IANS
Experts on SiliconIndia
Santhosh  K
Sr. Soft. Engg.
Oracle India
Nehal Vyas
Sr. Team Lead
Cyberoam Tech.
Rani Malli
Sr. Director
Philips
Sr. Executive
ISB
Vijay Balkrishna Konduskar
Business Consultant
Imans Web Tech
Dr L P  Sharma
Technical Director
NIC
Reena Khanna
Founder
Solitaireworld
Dellas  Asse
sys-network admin
Computer Station
Write your comment now
Submit Reset
SPOTLIGHT