BANGALORE: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) though has run into many hurdles en-route its effort to provide Unique Identity (UID) numbers, authorities in Karnataka stated that the progress of the project was smooth. The Department of IT/BT, e-Governance, Science and Technology stated that the project was gaining momentum and would be complete at the earliest. The department shared that 126 residents in Karnataka have enroled for the UID number. “Close to 55 lakh people have received ‘Aadhar number’, the department stated.
Tumkur and Mysore remain the only districts that have completed 100 per cent enrollment, they confirmed. Downplaying hurdles , they stated, “The entire Aadhar has been a good learning exercise.” They also added the rate of enrolment in Karnataka is over a lakh per day, and there were 2,371 stations across the state and more than 2,500 certified operators, and machinery available in the state.
Added to this, the authority would also employ the use of mobile enrolment of Aadhar, which will be used for accessing the remote corners of the state and wide publicity would be given for the project. Officials confirmed that more stations would be opened soon.