Ans : Aadhaar is the identity of a resident and/or provide access for the resident to services/benefits offered by the Govenment. Aadhaar can be used for following programs: Public Distribution System, Food Security, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyaan, Right to Education, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana. Also, a resident can use it for Property Transactions, Voter ID, PAN Card, opening a bank account etc.
Ans :For children below 5 years no biometrics is to be captured. Their Identification will be linked with their parents. These children will need to be re-enrolled with biometrics of ten fingers, iris and facial photograph, when they turn 5.
In the case of people without hands/ fingers only photo will be used for identity determination.
The database will be maintained in English. The communication between resident and UIDAI will be in English and the local language.
The resident can contact the Contact Centre (through phone / letter / email) with the enrolment number and make a request for sending a second letter communicating the Aadhaar number. This may be a paid service.
Your Aadhaar number should reach the address provided during enrolment normally within 90 days of enrolment. If not, the resident will need to call/email the UIDAI Contact Centre with the enrolment number.
During enrolment, even when the data is entered, the resident can see the data entry and is expected to point out errors at this stage. However, the correction may be carried out by visiting the enrolment centre within 48 hours of time of enrolment carrying the relevant documents and enrolment slip.
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