92.8% ration cards seeded with Aadhaar till 9 July 2021: Centre

About 92.8 per cent ration cards have been seeded with Aadhaar of beneficiaries in 28 states and union territories (UTs) as on 9 July 2021. This information was shared by Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha. The minister further shared that Aadhaar seeding of ration cards is progressing slowly in other eight states/UTs of Jharkhand, Mizoram, Ladakh, Nagaland, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya due to multiple process in Aadhaar generation and their delivery to beneficiaries besides other reasons including technical for seeding with ration cards database.

References
1. https://www.pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1737195
2. https://www.pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1737193