Odisha govt makes Aadhaar Card mandatory for paddy procurement
The Odisha government has decided to make Aadhaar card mandatory for procurement of paddy in the state.This apart, the government has also decided to link Aadhaar numbers of beneficiaries for availing ration under NFSA and work under MGNREGA.
Now, All farmers will be paid online for paddy procurement. Payments will be directly credited to the bank account of farmers from Odisha State Cooperative Bank. Aadhaar card linking would help in maintaining transparency at thePublic Distribution System (PDS) network and Point of Sale (POS) machines would be installed at all retailer points from October.
So let's do:
1. Name the state, which has decided to make Aadhaar card mandatory for procurement of paddy in the state?