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6,500 post offices providing Aadhaar enrolment, update service

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Over 6,500 post offices have started providing enrolment and update service, according to the Unique Identification Authority of

"Now enrolment centre in more than 6,500 post offices. Soon in over 13,000 Post Offices," the information released by the said.

As per officials, enrolment centres opened in and post offices are seeing enrolment and updation activity to the tune of 70,000 per day.

The and have agreed to provide enrolment and through select post offices.

The has allotted Rs 200 crore as financial assistance for setting up of Aadhaar enrolment and updation centres in 13,466 post offices.

The Standing Committee on Information Technology, chaired by Anurag Singh Thakur, has asked the to invite or associate with local MLAs or whenever they open any Aadhaar enrolment and updation centres or Passport Seva Kendra to make public aware of the benefits of the schemes available for them.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 19:40 IST