The Distinctive Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has confronted a big setback after stories of over 800 other people in Haridwar’s Gaindi Khata village sharing January 1 as their date of delivery of their new Aadhaar playing cards surfaced.
Amid the stories, the UIDAI clarified announcing that January 1 of a specific yr is generally taken by means of default because the respectable date of delivery by means of the machine in circumstances the place the candidates have no idea their precise date of delivery or don’t have the supporting paperwork.
“We have been instructed we’d be getting a singular id quantity. However what is distinctive about it? Even our birthdays are the similar now,” Wazir Ali Chopra, a resident, instructed ANI on Saturday.
Underneath the UIDAI coverage, the date of delivery is registered in 3 ways.
A person can both quote the verified date of delivery and post supporting evidence or supply declared date of delivery with none supporting paperwork.
In instances of citizens who’re most effective ready to present their age, January 1 of that yr is taken as in step with the age given by means of the resident as date of delivery by means of default for the aim of enrolment.
“This got here into our understand during the stories. We can probe the topic and take required motion towards wrong-doers,” Sub-Divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM) Haridwar, Manish Kumar instructed ANI.
The UIDAI mentioned an replace will also be finished by means of visiting any Aadhaar enrolment centre and even on-line at a later degree, in case the resident is in a position to supply supporting paperwork for the date of delivery.
This isn’t the primary such incidents the place mistakes have befell.
Previous in Would possibly, it used to be reported that round 250 villagers in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer discovered their Aadhaar playing cards mentioning their delivery date as January 1.