Government admits difficulty in obtaining Aadhaar

The Indian Government has accepted that Indian citizens are facing problems in obtaining Aadhar card. Rajeev Shukla, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, on Thursday at Rajya Sabha said that in some cases difficulties have come in enrollment and distribution of Aadhar card. In a written reply to the question of Sanjay Raut he informed that till 8th March 2013 29.05 core Aadhaar numbers have been issued and out of these 24.48 crore have been sent. Mr. Shukla said that by linking of Aadhaar with various schemes the benefits will be transferred directly to the beneficiary. He told that the postal department is keeping an eye on the distribution of Aadhaar letters and to inform about the Aadhaar numbers E Aadhaar Portal and SMS service are also being used.

Aadhaar enrollment process is underway at Sector-10, 12A, 15 and few other sectors of Panchkula but the elders from Sector-8 are facing difficulty in enrollment. They have also contacted the concerned department to setup enrollment camp at the Sector-8 as well. Mewa Singh, President, Welfare Association said that they were promised a date of 9 March to begin enrollment there. When people reached there on 9 March they found only two staff people and also with not functional machines. People were asked to come next day but there was no one there on 10th March.

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