Tag: Biometric System

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Odisha's 'Grain ATM' to be a reality soon; know how machine will dispense

The machine is equipped with a biometric system with a touch screen where the beneficiary will have to enter the Aadhaar card or ration number. Upon authentication, the foodgrain allocated to the beneficiary will be automatically filled in bags kept under the machine. 

  • Tuesday, 19 July 2022
Biometric system proves a bane for leprosy affected people

Bhadrak: Mandatory digitisation is causing immense pain and suffering to thousands of leprosy affected people in the state generally and Mayurbhanj district in particular. Since Aadhaar has been linked with ration cards to identify the actual beneficiaries, the leprosy patients are worst affected as their fingers have shrunk owing to the disease. This is why […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021