ESIC has published certain provisions developed by ICT division to facilitate ease of seeding and authentication of Aadhaar Numbers of lnsured Persons & their family members.
The following provisions have been developed by the ICT division:
- IP Portal- lnsured Person can seed the Aadhaar of self and their family members by logging into lP Portal. Aadhaar can be seeded through link "Aadhaar Seeding for lP and dependents "by providing OTP received from UlDAl.
- Employer Portal: - Employers can generate a new lnsurance Number by authenticating the Aadhaar number of an employee through OTP or biometrics. Employers can also seed the Aadhaar number of existing lnsured Persons and their family members on their behalf.
- ESIC Staff: - Branch Offices/DCBOs serve as facilities for lnsured Persons to seed the Aadhaar numbers of themselves and their family members.
- "AAA' Mobile app: - Facility has been provided i1 "ArArA" mobile app. wherein lP can seed the Aadhaar Number of self and their family members either through OTP or face authentication. Face authentication will reduce the dependency on OTP based and biometric based Aadhaar authentication.
Additionally, in addition to the options mentioned above, lnsured Persons and their family members have the option to visit designated Kiosks set up in ESIC hospitals for the seeding of Aadhaar.
It is also suggested that a dedicated full-fledged team must be formed by all ROs /SROs and a system should be there for daily monitoring of the work done by all the Branch Managers, all such field officials who have been deputed on such Aadhaar Seeding relating duties and of all the members of the dedicated team. The best performers must be appreciated and the worst performers should be pulled up to do the work properly. Similar type of action should also be taken up by the ESIC Hospitals.