Aadhar card Application, Aadhar card benefits and concerns
UIDAI (Unique Identification authority of India) is formed by GOI and is authorized to issue aadhar cards. Mr. Nandan Nilekkani is heading UIDAI.
Benefits of aadhar card: aadhar card can be used as identification for availing the benefits provided by the government. Aadhar card can be used as identity and residential proof for availing bank account, passport, to open bank account, to get mobile phone connection, to get pension benefits to the poor, health benefits to the eligible. There are concerns that personal data will be revealed and will be security threat to individuals.
Aadhar card details: aadhar consist of 16 digit number where as the first 12 digits are known to the card holder and the last four digits are kept secret. All the residents in India can avail the facility.
How to get aadhar card: enrolment for aadhar cards is circulated in the local media and persons have register there. They will be called and iris and biometric impressions of all the fingers are taken and the aadhar card will be used with in 30 days time. There is not necessary for the whole family to attend at one time and at one place. Individuals can enroll at any place and time.
Contact details of aadhar card issuing authorities are phone: 1800 180 1947
Fax: 080- 2353 1947 and email at [email protected] . Postal address is P.O.Box No. 1947, G.P.O. Bangalore- 560001