The Aadhaar enrolment process in Arunachal Pradesh is going on smoothly in all the districts and over 11 lakh people in the state now have Aaadhaar numbers. So far, 11,23,057 people in the state have enrolled for Aadhaar, covering 72.60 percent of the projected mid-year (2015) population of 15,47000, according to a release issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UDAI), Regional Office, Guwahati.
Lohit Records Largest Number
Till November 2017, Lohit recorded highest 96.26 percent Aadhaar enrolment, followed by Tirap (91.06%) and East Siang (88.20%). Those who have not enrolled for Aadhaar have been advised to go to the nearby Aadhaar Enrolment Centre for enrolment. To locate one’s nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre. One can also access-https://appointments.uidai.gov.in/easearch.aspx.
State Government Pulls Up Its Socks
Keeping in view the importance of Aadhaar number, the state government is making rigorous efforts to enrol the remaining population at the earliest. In a bid to cover the left-out villagers and residents living in remote parts of Arunachal Pradesh, the District Administration had earlier conducted enrolment through camp-mode to facilitate Aadhaar enrolment to ensure sweep enrolment. Apart from this, the Aadhaar enrolment and update centres have been established at PECs (Permanent Enrolment Centre), which are the DC offices, Circle offices, EAC offices, District Statistical offices, etc, to make Aadhar enrolment convenient for the locals.
Banks Have Geared Up Too
The Ministry of Finance, Government of India has also instructed all the Scheduled Commercial Banks to set up Aadhaar enrolment and update centres in their bank branches. The State Bank of India and the Axis Bank has set-up Aadhaar enrolment and update centres at their respective Itanagar branches. Other banks are also in the process to start Aadhaar enrolment soon.