“Ninety per cent of the State’s population has been covered under the project when the national average stands at 16 per cent. This is a splendid achievement”, said, R S Sharma, Director Genral of UIDAI.
R S Sharma also said that Sikkim ad enrolled 70 percent of its population, while Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra secured 40 and 20 per ent enrolment respectively.
On Tripura, R S Sharma said that the State was sanctioned Rs. 50 per enrolment and added while most of the printed cards have reached the people, 11 lakh cards would be dispatched soon.