Besides regular criticism, central government’s ambitious Aadhaar project can suffer a major setback as the country’s apex court will examine validity of the UIDAI’s Aadhar Card.
Prakash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab has termed cash subsidy on LPG cylinder a political game of central government. He said that cash subsidy on LPG cylinders to people is a political game of the central government but Punjab Government has no objection on it.
The UIDAI has set a target of enrolment for 60 crore people for Aadhaar Numbers till end of the next year. Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, UIDAI said this while addressing at the Mindmine Summit 2013 in New Delhi on Thursday.
Nearly 52 lac Aadhaar numbers have been issued to the people of Himachal Pradesh. A maximum of 11 lac Aadhaar numbers have been issued in the Kangra district of the state. About 95% of Aadhaar enrollment is estimated to be covered up by the end of the year.
61784 people in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh have not enrolled for Aadhaar yet. Out of the present population of 415081, 353297 people have done their Aadhaar enrollment.
The scholarship to the school students will be transferred through Aadhaar based direct cash transfer (DCT) scheme in the state of Himachal Pradesh from this session. Director of education department on Tuesday informed about this in Shimla.
Those people of Himachal Pradesh who enrolled for Aadhaar before 1st April 2012 but have not received their Aadhaar letters yet might need to re-enroll for Aadhar card. There are lacs of people in the state who have not received their Aadhar card even after a long wait of time.
The card giving unique identity to the people is not able to reach to the people in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. There are lacs of people in the state who have completed all the processes required for Aadhar card but the Aadhar card still to be received.