The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman Nandan Nilekani on 20 September 2013 launched its multi-lingual website to reach out to various sections of the society from the UIDAI Tech Centre Bangalore.
The website, www.uidai.gov.in, will now appear in five regional languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil in addition to Hindi and English. UIDAI is planning to systematically add additional language microsites to facilitate ease of access to all sections of the society.
The second phase of the launch will include microsites in Assamese, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi and Telugu. Presently, people can view their demographic data captured at the time of enrolment in 13 languages.
UIDAI prints the Aadhaar letter in 13 languages across the country and also provides an option to residents to update data in these languages. Till date over 35 crore Aadhaar letters in 13 languages, have been dispatched to residents across the country. UIDAI has a mandate of enrolling 60 crore residents for Aadhaar across the country by 2014. Until mid of September 2013, over 42.5 crore Aadhaars were generated.
When: 20 September 2013