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UIDAI plans to set up 166 standalone Aaadhar enrolment and update centres

As a result, citizens can easily apply for their Aadhaar card and those who want to update their Aadhaar will not have to face any problem.

UIDAI plans to set up 166 standalone Aaadhar enrolment and update centres-dnm
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New Delhi, First Published Oct 2, 2021, 12:52 PM IST
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has planned to open 166 standalone Aaadhar enrolment and update centres, across the country, an official statement said on Saturday.

As a result, citizens can easily apply for their Aadhaar card and those who want to update their Aadhaar will not have to face any problem.

Presently, 55 Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) out of the 166 planned centres are operational in addition to about 52,000 Aadhaar enrolment centres run by banks, post offices and state governments.

"UIDAI plans to open 166 stand-alone Aadhaar Enrolment and Update Centres in 122 cities across the country," the statement said.

Open on all days of the week, the ASKs have so far catered to over 70 lakh residents including Divyang persons.

The operational centres have a capacity to handle up to 1,000 enrolments and update requests per day for Model-A ASKs, upto 500 enrolments and update requests per day for Model B ASKs and up to 250 enrolments and update requests per day for Model C ASKs.

So far, up to October 1, over 130.9 crore Aadhaar numbers have been generated.

The Aadhaar Seva Kendra works on an online appointment system and token management system which guides residents to relevant stages of the Enrolment/ Update process in a hassle-free manner.

These centers are air-conditioned and designed with adequate seating capacity and also Divyang friendly.

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