Unique Identification Authority of India, UIDAI has opened 55 Aadhaar Seva Kendras as part of its plan to open 166 stand-alone Aadhaar Enrolment and Update Centres in 122 cities across the country.
These are in addition to about 52,000 Aadhaar Enrolment Centres run by Banks, Post Offices and State Governments.
These Aadhaaar Seva Kendras which are open on all days of the week, have so far catered to over 70 Lakh residents including Divyang persons.
These centres have a capacity to handle up to 1,000 enrolments and update requests per day for Model-A ASKs, upto 500 enrolments and update requests per day for Model-B ASKs and upto 250 enrolments and update requests per day for Model-C ASKs.
These ASKs are operational from 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. They are closed only on public holidays. While Aadhaar Enrolment is free, a nominal charge of 50 rupees is payable for Demographic Updates and 100 rupees for Biometric Updates with or without Demographic updates.