State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will quickly offer Aadhaar enrolment and updation services in its 3,000 customer service centres throughout India, at an estimated challenge value of about Rs 90 crore, its Chairman Anupam Shrivastava mentioned Thursday. With this, BSNL joins the roaster of entities like banks and submit places of work which are authorised by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to offer Aadhaar services.
The arrange will take about three months, and the capital expenditure — to the tune of Rs 90 crore that may be required for procuring equipments — might be supported by the UIDAI, BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Shrivastava instructed PTI.
“The process of procurement of equipments will start now, and maybe the first such centre will be ready with Aadhaar enrolment and updation services by January 1,” he mentioned. When contacted, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey mentioned: “More centres would provide more accessibility and convenience to the public now as most of the people have Aadhaar… they will have requirement of updation like address and other details. So, updation activities will be easily and securely accessible to people at large”.