Villagers in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra to get the first number
Samir Sachdeva | September 27, 2010
Prime Minister, Manamohan Singh and UPA chairperson, Sonia Gandhi will be launching the issue of unique identification numbers (Aadhaar) nationally by distributing the first set of numbers among the villagers. The launch will take place in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra where the Unique ID Mission will be dedicated to the nation.
The Unique ID Authority of India started working in the month of August 2009. The Government had committed to issuing the first set of Unique ID numbers in 12 to 18 months. In the ensuing period of last one year, the infrastructure for this complex project has been set up. With the launch date for the project scheduled for September 29, 2010 the Unique ID Mission has achieved its goal of on-time delivery.
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