Bihar plans to Adhaar-link entire adult population

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Patna, March 15 (IANS) Bihar plans to link with Adhaar its entire adult population by March 31 to launch online payment to beneficiary of different schemes, official said on Wednesday.

“Till date, eight crore of the 10.5 crore Bihar residents have been linked to Adhaar card whereas the remaining 2.5 crore adult population will be linked by March-end,” the Social Welfare Department official said.

The state government has also decided to link all pensioners under its social welfare schemes.

–IANS

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