Aadhar card downloads cross 40 Crore mark: UIDAI

SHIMLA: The Aadhar card downloads have crossed the 40 crore mark while on an average 6 lakh Aadhar cards are downloaded every day.

The increased usage of electronic version of Aadhar is attributed to the Unique Identification Number being used as proof of identity and address by service providers and the ease with which the residents can download it, a Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) spokesman said.

The total number of Aadhaar cards generated in the country as on today is 100.93 crore, he said, adding that anyone who has misplaced his/her Aadhaar or yet to receive it through post can easily download it after providing certain details online.

In case, a person does not remember the details, the Aadhaar cards can be downloaded and printed from the nearest authorised ‘Aadhaar Kendra’ for a nominal fee of Rs. 10, the spokesman added.