TAMIL NADU

Smart cards for coastal community soon

Special Correspondent

CUDDALORE: It has been proposed to issue smart cards (identity cards) to all members of the coastal community who are above 18 years of age, Collector P. Seetharaman said in a statement.

Enumeration would be carried out by officials from June 28 to July 31. Based on the data, all those above 15 years of age would be given unique numbers and those above 18 years, smart cards.

To begin with, the enumeration would be carried out in coastal villages such as Singirikudi, Suba Uppalavadi, Kundu Uppalavadi, Kudikadu, Thiagavalli, Thiruchopuram, Kayalpattu, Andarmullipallam, Periapattu, Silambimangalam, Villiyanallur, Kothattai, Ariyakoshti and Thandavarayan

cholaganpettai.

Mr. Seetharaman appealed to people to cooperate with the officials and provide them correct details of their family members.