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AP Govt Assures That Their Personal Data Is Safe:- The data theft case created a huge sensation across the Telugu states and TRS triggered a war with TDP after the latter blamed TRS. AP Government revealed to the citizens of the state that their date is safe, secured and they need not be worried about the data breach allegations and speculations. K Vijayanand, Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Electronics and Communications issued a detailed clarification after Telangana cops registered a case against IT grids, a company that provides services for TDP, the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh.
Telangana cops claimed that the IT firm has illegal access to the data of voters in AP and the content got misused. K Vijayanand explained that the AP Government linked the virtual IDs of all the households along with Aadhaar based applications for better use. The process is called 'Praja Saadhikara Survey' or 'Smart Pulse Survey' which is an ongoing activity. He explained that the data was not misused and is only used to link all the virtual IDs. He even said that the data will never be available on the internet and it can be accessed by the registered government agencies. Chandra Babu and KTR exchanged words which made the issue bigger.