Ministry of Electronics & IT, vide press release 1618913 dated 28th April, 2020 has Announced major relief to Aadhaar holders, UIDAI allows Aadhaar updation facility through and 20,000 CSCs to offer this service to citizens.
In view of the situation arising due to COVID-19 pandemic and extended lockdown period, this is a big relief to the Aadhaar Holders who wants updation.
Key Highlights :
(1.) UIDAI has allowed the Common Service Centre, an SPV under the Ministry of IT and Electronics, to begin the Aadhaar updation facility at their 20,000 CSCs.
(2.) Only those CSCs which operate as Banking Correspondents (BCs).
(3.) CSC VLEs has to start the Aadhaar work with responsibility and as per instructions issued by UIDAI.
(4.) This facility will help a large no. of rural citizens to get Aadhar services closer to their place of residence.
(5.) Deadline : UIDAI has set June deadline for the commencement of the work after CSCs with banking facilities upgrade their required infrastructure and get other necessary approvals.
(6.) It would further strengthen the efforts of achieving the goals of “Digital India”.
(7.) 20,000 additional centers available to update Aadhaar, the users particularly in rural areas need not visit Aadhaar centres in bank branches or Post Offices for this work.
Official Source : https://www.pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1618913
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