Smart Pulse survey launched
Speaking on the occasion, the Collector said, \"This survey is based on latest IT tools and would be the most comprehensive survey ever. Just by a touch of button, we can get all details of the socio economic status of families and we will ensure that all cash benefits to genuine beneficiaries would be directly credited to their bank accounts.
Kurnool: Collector Vijay Mohan launched the State government’s prestigious 'Smart Pulse' socio-economic survey in his adopted village, Peddapadu under Kallur mandal limits on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, the Collector said, "This survey is based on latest IT tools and would be the most comprehensive survey ever. Just by a touch of button, we can get all details of the socio economic status of families and we will ensure that all cash benefits to genuine beneficiaries would be directly credited to their bank accounts.”
He said as many as 2,380 enumerators will conduct the survey across the district. Unlike conventional method of filling up data sheets, the enumerators will use tablets provided by the government. Data collected from each household would be uploaded online in real-time, he added.
It may be recalled here that the government intends to collect details including caste, religion, region, socio-economic status of 1.48 crore households in the State. The government would issue a zipper code to each house enumerated. The information will be updated from time to time even after the actual survey is completed.
The database thereof will be created through geo-tagging and updated from time to time. The citizens can provide their details through online as well. Through this survey, the government plans to integrate the data available with all government departments and agencies. It would help the government in effective implementation of welfare schemes and reach out the real beneficiaries.
Speaking about Chandranna Bhima Pathakam, an insurance scheme by the State government for the working people, the Collector said all workers would be covered under the scheme by which Rs 5 lakh would be paid if the insured worker met with an accidental death, Rs 5 lakh in case of permanent disability and Rs 3 lakh for partial disability.
He promised to complete all pending works in Peddapadu village, which he had adopted. He said 150 unemployed youths were identified and they would be provided training in life skills.
MP T G Venkatesh appreciated the Collector for taking up development works in Peddapadu, which is the native of former Chief Minister Damodaram Sanjeevaiah. He said the TDP government was committed to the welfare of people. Joint Collector Hari Kiran sought cooperation of people for the survey.