New Delhi: Central government has announced that 93% adults have been issued Aadhar card number in the country. Now, the focus will be on enrolling children and remaining people for the unique identification number. UIDAI issued first 12-digit unique Aadhaar number on 29th September 2010 and has reached the level of 92.68% in five years. This success has been attributed to people’s efforts to voluntary take part in this dream project launched by the UPA government.
Aadhaar enrollment began in 24 states and union territories initially and thus far has crossed more than 100% enrollment level in 16 states and union territories. This include 128% in Delhi, 111% in Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, 110% in Punjab, 109% in Kerala and Haryana, 107% in Chandigarh and Sikkim, 106% in Jharkhand, Goa and Puducherry, 105% in Tripura, 103% in Rajasthan, 101% in Maharashtra. Five states and union territories have stats above 90%. Stats are 89% in Gujarat, 82% in Daman & Diu and 80% in Bihar. Government has said that the stats are based on 2011 census and that is why it has reached above 100% in some states because these stats are for year 2015.