Aadhaar is a 12 digit unique number issued by the UIDAI to the Residents of India based on the demographic and biometric information of the Resident.
NSDL e-Gov has been appointed as a Registrar of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to facilitate registration of Residents for obtaining Aadhaar. These services are offered through Enrolment Agencies empanelled with UIDAI and operate through a network of Enrolment Centres.
Benefits of Aadhaar:
Acceptable as a Proof of Identity and Proof of Address for various services
like Passport Offices, PAN Card, Telephone Connections etc.
Its free for all Residents
Uniqueness is ensured through biometrics
Enrolments, Demographic & Biometric details of the resident can be carried out through Aadhar Kendras (AKs) / Permanent Enrolment Centers (PECs) across India. PVC card printing and e-Aadhaar printing facility are also provided to the resident through AKs/PECs.