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Aadhaar count tops 106 cr, UIDAI launches 'Challenge drive'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Unique Identification Authority of (UIDAI) has launched a drive to enrol any leftover population for in 22 states and UTs that have "statistically" hit 100 per cent coverage for adults.

The 'Challenge drive' starts from October 15 for a month, a statement said, adding that as of today, over 106.69 crore numbers have been generated across the country.

The latest drive is aimed at targeting the floating population, leftover residents and the infirm in these states and UTs, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, Delhi, and that are statistically reflecting a full adult population coverage of

The idea is to ensure no person is left out in the enrolment.

"This is in furtherance of our enrolment exercise to achieve universal coverage for across the country," CEO Bhushan Pandey said.

As part of the Challenge drive, the residents of these states/UTs who have not yet enrolled for the 12-digit resident identification number are being asked to register themselves at https://www.Wenrol.Gov.In, the statement said.

It said those keen to register themselves will have to provide a mobile number as well as other demographic details.

"The person will be then contacted and enrolled on a priority basis through special camps or at enrolment stations located near him/her," it added.

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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 17:32 IST