3.90 crore Aadhaar generated persons as of now; State targets 100 pc enrollment by June


Bhubaneswar:  The State Government herewith has targeted to achieve 100 per cent Aadhaar enrolment by June this year.

Earlier, it had planned to enroll 4.43 crore persons (expected population of the State in 2015) by December 2016. However, Aadhaar number of around 3.90 crore persons has been generated so far. Around 88 per cent of the population has been covered under unique identification programme.

Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi on Thursday has reviewed the progress of Aadhaar enrolments in the State at a meeting here in the State secretariat on Thursday.

Padhi asked the department concerned to organize camps in schools and Anganwadi centres for enrolment of the remaining 53 lakh people within next three months.

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