Eighteen months have passed since Kerala joined the One Nation One Ration Card scheme. However, not many Malayalees are utilising the inter-state ration portability facility.
The portability depends on ePoS machines, which use Aadhaar-linked biometric authentication to verify the identity and entitlement of beneficiaries.
The apex court was acting on a plea filed by activist Harsh Mander and two others seeking implementation of welfare measures for migrant workers who faced distress during the second wave of COVID-19.
In its affidavit before the apex court, the Centre said the AAP government has implemented one nation-one ration card plan only in circle 63 Seemapuri.
The central government scheme is scheduled to be launched in June this year.
Telangana Chief Minister and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao has expressed his support for simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state Legislature in the country.
AAP leader Ashish Khetan, who appeared before the Law Commission to present his party's views, said after the meet: "We are against the idea of the so-called one-nation-one-poll".
The DMK on Sunday attended the meeting convened by the Law Commission on the feasibility of holding simultaneous polls for the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies.
The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Sunday announced that they favoured the idea of simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies.
In a minor embarrassment to BJP, its ally in Goa, Goa Forward Party also opposed the idea.
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