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Around 81 lakh Aadhaar deactivated till date: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Unique Identification Authority of has deactivated close to 81 lakh numbers till date, Minister of State for Electronics and IT P P Chaudhary said today.

"Till date, approximately 81 lakh numbers have been deactivated. The state-, year- and reason-wise data is not maintained by the UIDAI," Chaudhary informed the today.

The numbers were deactivated for a number of reasons stated in Section 27 and 28 of (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016.

"Prior to enactment of the Act, 2016, the deactivation (suspension) of numbers was done as per the Life Cycle Management (ALCM) guideline," Chaudhary said.

He added that the regional offices of the have authority to deactivate the numbers.

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 18:33 IST