PUNE: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched Challenge drive to enroll leftover population for Aadhaar, in 22 states/ Urban Territories (UTs) where Aadhaar saturation of adult population has crossed 100 per cent (as per projected population figure of 2015).
These 22 states/UTs are Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Kerala, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Andaman and Nicobar Island, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Sikkim, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh. As on today, over 106.69 crore Aadhaar numbers have been generated across the country.
The Challenge drive enrolment scheme will be only for adult population. As part of the Challenge drive, the residents of these states/UTs who have not yet enrolled for Aadhaar are being asked to register themselves at UIDAI website. On completing the simple registration formality, such people would be enrolled for the Aadhaar number on a priority basis.