North Eastern states unlikely to get Aadhar Cards

All North Eastern states except Tripura are unlikely to get Aadhar Cards ( An identity card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India or UIDAI). It was decided after a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India related issues (CC-UIDAI) chaired by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, held on 27 Jan 2012 in New Delhi.

Briefing newsmen, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and deputy chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that in all cases the NPR data base would prevail. However, Aadhaar numbers would prevail in those States where it has been issued. And in rest of the States, the NPR exercise would continue.

It is learnt that, the security concern and fear of falling these cards into the hands of illegal immigrants in Assam and other North Eastern States are the main reasons why Aadhar Cards will not be issued this time. Assam and North Eastern states are prone to illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.

Recently, UIDAI has been in the midst of controversy wih some objections from Ministry of Home affairs due to security concerns of the safety of the data. Many people also feared that UIDAI Aadhar cards would intrude into privacy of a citizen.

5 thoughts on “North Eastern states unlikely to get Aadhar Cards

  • May 4, 2014 at 1:06 am
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    Really confusing stage of Aadhaar in Meghalaya, at least clear cases must be handled. What is situation now? The government figure shows very tiny number of aadhaar card made in Meghalaya. Good coverage, Only online media writes on real public problems

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  • February 26, 2015 at 7:49 pm
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    Aadhar card has become mandatory for pensioner for bank transaction tell way for making aadhar card

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  • March 26, 2015 at 11:02 pm
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    Plz helf my aadhaar card no…….

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  • December 16, 2015 at 5:11 pm
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    why no adharcard in meghalaya?

    why there is no o.b.c certificated is issuing in meghalaya.?
    wats the hell is it
    Is meghalaya is in india i fell doubt. only s.t and s.c gets facility whats about other they are not human being they donot need facility by goverment only s.t and s.c have stomach Only s.t and s.c can buy land in meghalaya .what about other they donot want to live .or you all like enjoying by seeing homeless living in your house for rent. you all people live every where in india without any fear but same thing other do you all fell jealous .
    All law should be equal for every people no caste system . we should think we all are brother and sister STOP CASTE SYSTEM and live Happily

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