Unique Identification Number drive begins with CM

Pawan Kkumar Chamling
Gangtok, Mar 3: A team headed by Director General, Department of Economic, Statistics Monitoring and Evaluation, SD Tshering along with Project Coordinator T Gelek, and Enrolment agency called on Chief Minister Pawan Chamling at his residence yesterday(Mar 2) for the enrolment of the Chief Minister under the Unique Identification Number (UID).

The enrolment drive will soon commence after the issue of UID or Aadhaar Number of the Chief Minister. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has been set up by the Government of India with the aim to issue unique identification numbers of Aadhaar to all residents in the country.

UIDAI proposes to create a platform to first collect the identity details like demography, and then perform authentication that can be used by several government and commercial service providers.

In order to ensure that each identity is unique and unduplicated, biometric details like, finger prints of all ten fingers of the hand, iris and photograph of each and every person will be captured.


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