Special drive for enrollment of Aadhaar


The Spokesman of Information Technology Department said here today that a special drive would be started from 12th September, 2014 in the State to cover remaining population under Aadhaar. He said that under this drive 50 mobile vans equipped with Aadhaar enrollment kits alongwith certified operators would be deployed in Shimla district and one van would be available in each panchayat for a period of three days. He said after Shimla district the drive would be followed in other districts also.

He said that Smt. Vidya Stokes, Irrigation and Public Health and Information Technology Minister would flag off the van on 12th September, 2014 at H.P. Secretariat, Shimla.

The spokesman said that besides covering elderly and differently abled persons during this drive, the vans would also provide e-Aadhaar letters to those residents, whose Aadhaar has not been received yet or was lost. He said that Himachal Pradesh was one of the leading States in Aadhaar coverage in the country, where more than 68.63 lakh residents have been enrolled and UID has been generated for more than 64.90 lakh residents.

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