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E-Aadhaar card is a statutory authority established by the government on 12 July 2016 under the provisions of the aadhaar (Targeted delivery of benefits related to Financial and Other Government subsidies, and other services) Act 2016 ("Aadhaar Act 2016"). Aadhar card related work in India was present with the ministry of electronics and Information technology, under this, some new changes were brought in it and it has been amended by the aadhaar and other laws (Amendment) Act, 2019 of India from 1.4.2015.

The e-aadhaar card was created to issue a unique identification number called "Aadhaar" to all residents of India. Every citizen can get an aadhar card digitally and use it easily. Aadhar card is primarily designed to weed out fake people and fake identities. Aadhar should be strong for people's identity related work, besides Aadhaar should be verified and authentic in an easy, cost-effective manner. As of 31 march 21, this authorization of Aadhaar has issued approximately 128.99 crore aadhaar numbers to the residents of India.

Several changes were also made in the law regarding the aadhar card according to which under the Act 2016, the Aadhar is responsible for aadhar enrollment and authentication, operation and management of all phases of aadhar life cycle, to the issue of aadhar numbers to individuals. Developing necessary systems, policies and procedures and other related tasks are included, in addition to this, aadhaar related security is included. Authentication records of persons linked with aadhaar are available under this authority.

To know more about e-Aadhaar cards, please go through the organizational structure of the website and read the information.

Historical background:

On March 03, 2006, a project titled 'unique identification for people living below poverty line' was launched by the Ministry of Information communications and Information technology, department of technology, government of India, the government of india after the implementation of this project, a letter was issued on 03 July 2006 to suggest the procedure to modify, add and edit the data and fields from the core database relating to aadhar card to be created under unique Identity for BPL family project. Process Committee was constituted. 26 November 2006 This committee produced a paper known as 'strategic vision unique identification of Residents'. Based on this project, the EGoM was set up on December 04, 2006 to collect information relating to the national population register and the department of information technology under the citizenship Act, 1955.

Prior to its inception as a statutory authority, e-aadhaar card was functioning as an attached office of the erstwhile planning commission vide Gazette Notification No - A-4311/02/2009-Administration-I) this notification dated 28 January revealed as of 2009. Aadhaar card was first introduced from Nandurbar area of Maharashtra where the first UID number was issued on 29 September 2010. On 12 September 2015, the government made a series of changes in the handling and allocation of business rules for aadhaar linking to the department of electronics and Information technology, the erstwhile Ministry of communications and information technology.