Bus to visit Vellore villages for Aadhaar enrollment

A mobile facility to help people, who have been left out, to enroll for Aadhaar has been launched in Vellore. The facility, a fully-equipped bus will go to the doorsteps of the people, who are yet to get enrolled for Aadhaar cards as per the National Population Register (NPR).

This bus will travel to various villages across Vellore district for 10 days. Villages where a high number of Aadhaar enrollment is due have been selected.

The bus was flagged off from the premises of the Collectorate on Thursday. The vehicle consisted of quality equipment for the Aadhaar cards. Four personnel have been posted exclusively for the facility.

Villages in Vellore taluk would be covered till Saturday. The villages identified were Adukkamparai, Kaniyambadi, Thuthikaadu, Thennai and its surrounding areas.

On February 28, it will cover villages in Anaicut taluk – Seduvalai, Virinjipuram, Govindareddypalayam, Pulimedu, Athiyur and Sembedu. On February 29 and March 1, the bus will visit Valapanthal, Pennagar, Valaiyathur, Timiri and surrounding villages in Arcot taluk.

It will travel to villages in Walajah taluk on March 2 and 3 – Ammoor, Velam, Kodaikkal, Pandiyanallur, Sholingur and its surrounding areas. This will be followed by Ayyapedu, Kodalur, Paranji, Minnal and surrounding villages in Arakkonam taluk on March 5 and 6. The Collector has urged public who are yet to get Aadhaar cards to utilise this mobile facility when it travels to their villages, a press release said.