UIDAI plans Aadhaar Seva Kendras in 53 cities

NEW DELHI: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) plans to arrange 'Aadhaar Seva Kendras', very similar to the concept that of Passport Seva Kendras, covering 53 towns throughout India at an estimated project price of Rs 300-400 crore, official assets said.

These proposed Aadhaar centres, meant to facilitate enrolment, updation and other activities, will probably be UIDAI's own and perform in addition to 30,000 centres, currently being run through banks and submit places of work, and in government premises (providing identical Aadhaar services and products), they added.

UIDAI officers who did not want to be named informed PTI that the centres are aimed at providing convenience to folks, taking a look to avail enrolment and replace services and products.

The Aadhaar Seva Kendras will supply folks the ability to ebook prior appointment for those services and products, the officers aware of the improvement said, including that every metro could have four of these centres, and other towns two centres every.

In all, Aadhaar seva kendra will arise in 53 towns throughout India and will probably be operational through April 2019.

It is estimated that as many as 4 lakh folks replace their Aadhaar details (Address, photo, cell number amongst others) on a daily basis, whilst enrolments stand at about one lakh.

The newest move comes simply weeks after the new Supreme Court judgment restricted using Aadhaar. The apex courtroom has upheld the constitutional validity of 'Aadhaar' however limited the scope of the controversial biometric identity project, ruling it isn't necessary for financial institution accounts, cell connections or faculty admissions.


Holding there was once nothing within the Aadhaar Act that violates proper to privacy of a person, the five-judge charter bench in a 4 to 1 verdict has cleared using Aadhaar (world's largest biometric ID programme) for welfare schemes.


The courtroom held that Aadhaar will stay necessary for filing of Income Tax (IT) returns and allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN) however struck down Section 57 of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 that permitted private entities like telecom companies or other company to avail of the biometric Aadhaar knowledge.


However, the UIDAI has already clarified that provider providers can use offline verification gear like eAadhaar and QR (Quick Response) code that leverage Aadhaar with out authentication, any get admission to to biometrics, or revealing the 12-digit number.


UIDAI believes that this is able to imply that individuals will proceed to wish services and products reminiscent of enrolment and updation, if they want to use Aadhaar based offline modes.
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