How Aadhaar [UID] helps in Financial Inclusion - Govpreneur
Despite many obstacles the prestigious Aadhaar Project is proceeding at a brisk pace. It was two years ago on September 29, 2010 that the first Aadhaar number was given to Ranjana Sonawane in the Tembhli village of Nandurbar district in Maharashtra. With over 22 crore cards being issued so far, more Indians are likely to get an aadhaar card sooner or later. The phase II is expected to cover 400 million Indians by 2014. In this phase the UIDAI also expects put Aadhaar to use in tackling real challenges. Already UID is being used in pilot applications across the country.