Enrollment Process for UID Aadhaar Cards has been under progress in Karnataka. The state has started the Aadhaar enrollment in Mysore and Tumkur districts initially and completed about 85 percent enrollments in those two districts. The enrollment process will move on to other districts of the state such as Dharwad, Bijapur, Gulbarga and Yadgir. It is estimated that about 1.8 crore Aadhaar Cards have already been issued in Karnataka. And about 4 million enrollments are in pending and likely to be completed soon.
Nandan Nilekani, Chairman of UIDAI has announced recently that about one crore Unique Identification Numbers (UID) were already given out in Karnataka. The authorities disclosed that the UID Aadhaar enrollment process will soon enter into Bangalore City. Residents need to visit an enrollment camp along with copies of relevant certificates and proofs. The Aadhaar process in Bangalore may go on fast pace as the Government and UIDAI are contemplating to finish the process by March 2012.
India Post is also gearing up to fulfill the responsibility of delivering Aadhaar Cards across the state. The officials have identified 236 post offices for the enrollment process and the number will increase once the process gains momentum in Bangalore. India Post is also establishing 9000 computerized post offices across the state for more faster service.
The Center for e-Governance (CEG), a society formed by the Government of Karnataka has taken the initiative to take up the enrollment of residents for UID project. The Aadhaar enrollment was started on the 8th October 2010 on a pilot basis in 2 districts namely Mysore and Tumkur. As on May, the two districts have recorded good enrollment statistics. These are as follows:
1) Mysore: Total Population: 29,95,879;
2) Enrolled for Aadhaar in Mysore: 21,63,968 (72.23 percent)
3) Total Population in Tumkur: 26,81,449
4) Aadhaar Enrollments in Tumkur: 19,82,283 (73.90 percent)
Those have not enrolled in the above districts can contact at these official numbers: Mysore: +91 94806 98633 and Tumkur: +91 9241005818.