While large players have tokenised their customer card details, many small merchants have been struggling to meet the deadline.
The withdrawal was at the instance of “higher authorities”, sources said, while refusing to reveal who issued the instruction.
Alternatively, a masked Aadhaar which displays only the last 4 digits of Aadhaar number, can be used, a statement said.
Access systems being installed at offices and apartments in the city could infringe upon the privacy of an individual and pose a safety issue.
Public should be charged only Rs 50 for every visit to the Aadhaar centre. We also get complaints about operators not opening shop or staff not around when public visit them.”
The trial run of the number, 1800-425-6666, is presently on and it will have an official launch next week.
The regional office, which has been functioning out of Bengaluru for nearly 10 years, has been looking for five acres of land for the last three years but in vain, said sources.
Karnataka second state to launch process
Chief executive Saurabh Garg said at present, of the overall 120 crore mobile connections, 80 crore are smartphones which could be used for the authentication.
The Joint Committee of Parliament on Personal Data Protection Bill has also recommended that social media giants such as Twitter and Facebook should be treated as 'social media platforms'.
The ASKs are open on all days of the week and have so far catered to over 70 lakh residents including Divyang persons.
The plea urged that authorities should not insist on the production of the Aadhar card as the only proof of identification for the purpose of administering COVID-19 vaccination.
P Sangeetha, a 2004-batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre, was appointed as the Deputy Director General (DDG) for the UIDAI Regional Office, Hyderabad.
The reports said that the glitch had left Aadhaar users in a lurch, even as EPF and PAN linking deadline looms.
Many other elderly citizens in Raichur district are also being deprived of their pension for issues in their year of birth (YoB) at the time of enrolment for Aadhaar.