Himachal Has 100% Aadhaar Saturation

IAS Prelims 2023

The Himachal Pradesh has achieved 100 percent Aadhar saturation on the basis of population of year 2015. With this, Himachal Pradesh has become the sixth State/UT in the Country.

Earlier, Delhi, Telangana, Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh have achieved this milestone.

In this small hill state Aadhaar numbers have been generated for 72, 52,880 residents. In order to maintain this achievement in future, special arrangements have been made under which services of Anganwari workers and health services will be taken to cover different age groups.

About 240 Permanent Enrolment Centers are operational for updation and enrolment activity while 22 Aadhaar Mobile Vans are also covering any left out citizen or elderly person in the remote areas of the state.