Joint Collector A. Babu on Wednesday said that stringent action would be initiated against the dealers of oil companies who failed to complete the Aadhaar seeding of the details of the cooking gas consumers in the district.

At a review meeting of the dealers here, Mr. Babu expressed dissatisfaction over the progress of the seeding and said that the oil companies were able to seed the data of only 4.2 lakh consumers so far, whereas the total number of consumers in the district was 9.4 lakh.