Haryana authorities has modified its earlier directions whereby it had requested all common and contractual staff to submit their household’s particulars, together with their Aadhaar card numbers and cell numbers, below the Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP-family ID) scheme by July 29 or earlier than disbursal of their wage.
The federal government has now communicated to the workers that it’s “voluntary” and “not obligatory” for them to reveal their household particulars below the PPP-family ID scheme, a flagship programme introduced by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
Additionally, the deadline of submitting such particulars to the federal government has been eliminated and staff have been requested to share their household particulars “at their earliest comfort”.
In authorities’s July 22 directions, it had requested all of the common and contractual staff to submit their household’s particulars together with names of all of the relations and age, intercourse, Aadhaar card and cell variety of the household’s head by July 29.
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The July 22 directions had mentioned, “So as to full this train in a time-bound method, it has been determined that every one the state authorities staff together with contractual staff and staff of boards/ companies/ universities ought to submit their household particulars by July 29 and earlier than the wage of July 2019 paid in August 2019 is disbursed to the workers”.
“How can the federal government drive us to submit our household particulars? How can any authorities say that it’s going to not give us salaries if we don’t share our private particulars with them? It’s nowhere written in any Structure or our service guidelines. It was an arbitrary determination and we’ve got refused to share any such particulars with the federal government. It was for that reason that authorities needed to withdraw its July 22 order,” Subhash Lamba, president of Sarv Karamchari Sangh – an umbrella physique of varied departments’ worker unions within the state advised The Indian Specific.
State authorities’s Finance Division withdrew its July 22 directions on July 29. Nevertheless, modified directions have been issued on July 30, during which the federal government clarified that it was solely an “advisory” and staff weren’t certain to share their household particulars.
Authorities’s modified directions addressed to all administrative secretaries, heads of departments, divisional and deputy commissioners, managing administrators of boards and companies and registrars of universities of the state, learn, “The advisory could, subsequently, please be delivered to the discover of all staff together with contractual staff of your division. They could be suitably suggested to submit the household particulars to respective DDOs of the division within the prescribed pro-forma at their earliest comfort”.
Elaborating authorities’s goal behind accumulating staff’ household particulars, a senior officer mentioned, “PPP-family ID scheme is mainly aimed to make sure that there’s enchancment in concentrating on authorities programmes. Concept is to enhance authorities interface, governance and supply of service. If we all know who requires what service, then we are able to try this. If we have no idea who requires what service, then the one who requires a service has to come back to us and ask for that service. That’s inflicting interface hole. As a substitute, if we already know in regards to the worker’s profile and his household’s probably necessities, then we are able to ship these advantages to them with out them even making use of for it. We are able to pull knowledge from this database and ship authorities schemes’ advantages to them”.
The officer, who didn’t want to be named, added, “Since staff are instantly related with Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDO) on the time of getting their wage, we thus made DDOs as nodal officers. The thought was that on the time of disbursal of salaries, DDOs may accumulate these particulars from all the workers. However we by no means meant that the workers’ wage shall not be disbursed. Since, we didn’t need our directions to be misinterpreted, we withdrew July 22 order and a modified model on July 30. Wage of all the workers has been disbursed”.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, on July 25, had additionally launched an online portal facilitating assortment of household particulars of all the workers aiming to offer a hassle-free advantages of varied authorities schemes to eligible beneficiaries.
State authorities desires to create this database of households in Haryana aiming to offer advantages of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) scheme, medical advantages below Ayushman Bharat scheme, issuance of ration card, household pension, outdated age pension, widow pension, bodily handicapped pension, numerous scholarship schemes, issuance of RC/driving licence, social welfare schemes, agriculture and horticulture schemes, subsidies. Authorities provides that by way of this database, a novel ID of each household can be issued that can be useful in acquiring authorities and personal jobs, particularly to these households the place no member of the family is within the job and it shall additionally assist folks searching for admission at school and schools.