Friday, April 6, 2012

Aadhaar cards ability 15 lakh citizens

Residents of the accompaniment basic accept assuredly started accepting their Unique Identification (UID) cards alike as the action to enrol names of new recipients has been abeyant for the time being.

Over 15 lakh association in the state, including four lakh in Patna, accept so far accustomed the cards, afterwards a delay of about eight months back they enrolled their names for the character proof. Till February 15, about 30 lakh had enrolled their names.

Though sources in the General Post Office (GPO), Patna, said the cards were actuality accomplished from December aftermost year, best association in the accompaniment basic said they accustomed the cards in the accomplished fortnight.

“I had activated for the agenda at the Mauryalok annex of IDBI in December 2011. The agenda was delivered at my home aftermost week. The UID card, I think, is bigger than all added identification cards like Permanent Account Cardinal (PAN) agenda and authorization because it can be acclimated as a affidavit for all types of identification requirements. It is a complete package,” said Apurv Sidharth, a citizen of Boring Canal Road and an architect with Merchant Navy.

UID — a 12-digit alone identification cardinal — is a much-anticipated arrangement aimed at accouterment an alone with a accepted identity. The agenda can be utilised for over 600 casework in the country. The agenda is abundant in appeal amid those gluttonous allowances of amusing abundance schemes such as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). The Unique Character Authority of India (UIDAI) has, however, abeyant enrolment for Aadhaar, the pet name for the project, beyond the country because of the huge excess in commitment of UID cards.

“The ambition to enrol 20 crore bodies by March 31, 2012, in the aboriginal appearance of the UID activity beyond the country was met by the end of January. But it was begin that cards were delivered to alone eight crore applicants. As a result, the Union government issued a notification to abutting all enrolment centres beyond the country from February 15 till added notification. This was done to bright the commitment excess afore the alpha of the additional appearance of enrolment,” Anil Kumar, director, business development (technology and marketing), GPO Patna, told The Telegraph on Thursday.