Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena and Deputy Director General (DDG), Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Regional Office Chandigarh, Bhawna Garg, reviewed Aadhaar Enrolment and Updation status in Himachal Pradesh.
The Chief Secretary appealed to the residents of the State to keep their Aadhaar updated with their latest address and mobile number. He further urged that even those residents who have no change in particulars during the last 10 years should also get their Aadhaar updated by submitting the requisite documents. He directed the concerned officers to make the residents aware of the online provision of updation so that more and more people can avail this.
DDG, Bhawna Garg informed that a new exercise has been initiated to strengthen citizens’ Aadhaar by updating the latest Proof of Identity (POI) and Proof of Address (POA) documents. Under the initiative, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a new functionality of Document Update in Aadhaar through the Document Update feature.
Secretary IT, Abhishek Jain conveyed that this feature is accessible online through ‘my Aadhaar’ portal and at various Aadhaar enrollment centers in Himachal Pradesh by paying Rs. 50 only. However, much to the relief of the residents, UIDAI has waived off charges for online Aadhaar Document Update till 14th September, 2023. The citizens must use these options to update their documents to avoid any inconvenience.