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More than 400 mn Indians have Aadhaar numbers

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Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued more than 402.9 million Aadhaar numbers till date and the body will achieve the target of 600 million enrolments by 2014. “UIDAI has reiterated that the target of 60 crore Aadhaar enrolments will be achieved by 2014. More than 40 crore 29 lakh Aadhaar numbers have been issued till date and the process is continuing at a healthy pace,” the Planning Commission said in a release. “Nearly seven months after the launch of Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT), the government has allocated about Rs.250 crore on various welfare programmes and made around 32 lakh payments through Aadhaar Payment Bridge.”

More than 400 mn Indians have Aadhaar numbers: Govt – Livemint.

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