To stop irregularities in relief - 5 million families will get QR card next week
To bring transparency in the relief work, the government is going to follow the digital method through the ICT department. QR card coming. QR (Quick Response) cards are being made for 5 million families to prevent the theft of relief rice. The ICT department is developing the software for this card under the supervision of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief.
According to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, the government has a plan to distribute 20 kg of rice to 5 million families in May alone. This time QR (Quick Response) card will be given to bring transparency and accountability in the distribution of this rice. The ICT department is developing the software for this card. The work is almost at the final stage. Work is also underway to identify 5 million families with the help of Deputy Commissioners, UNOs, public representatives, and concerned people.
The work of making the card is almost finished. The distribution will start next week with the help of Deputy Commissioner, UNO, people's representatives and concerned people said Abul Khair Mohammad Maruf Hasan, Deputy Secretary (Relief-1), Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief.
He said that the work of identifying the real beneficiaries of the relief has started from April 28. Information on 5 million families will reach the ICT department by Thursday (May 7). These families will be given KR cards next week.
According to sources, the digital QR card includes the name of the head of the household (family), number of members in the household, date of birth, photo, mobile and voter ID card number. The card can be screened on the camera of the mobile. As a result, one cannot take the rice of the other. The entry will be made as soon as the rice is given. These activities can also be monitored by the Prime Minister's Office.