Tamil Nadu will implement biometric system in ration distribution

  • | Wednesday | 29th July, 2020

Kamaraj said that the procurement of biometric devices and its integration with PoS (Point of Sale) devices used at ration shops is in advance stage of approval.

The Tamil Nadu government will implement the biometric system at its fair price shops across the state before getting on board the Centre`s "One Nation-One Ration Card" scheme, state food and civil supplies minister R Kamaraj said.

The biometric system would be launched a month before the implementation of the central scheme, he noted.

Kamaraj said that the procurement of biometric devices and its integration with PoS (Point of Sale) devices used at ration shops is in advance stage of approval.

Speaking to reporters after inspecting a COVID-19 medical camp at Pondi Bazaar in Kodambakkam Zone, the minister said all the employees at the ration shops across Tamil Nadu were being screened for coronavirus once in 14 days.



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