The Unique Identification Authority Of India (UIDAI), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), New Delhi and National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO, Hyderabad have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for technical collaboration.
The MoU was signed by Shailendra Singh, IFS, Deputy Director-General, UIDAI and Prakash Chauhan, Director, NRSC in the presence of the CEO, UIDAI and other senior officers of UIDAI and NRSC.
NRSC will be developing Bhuvan-Aadhar portal providing information and locations of the aadhaar centres across India. The portal also provides a facility to search the relevant Aadhaar centres by location based on residents’ requirements.
NRSC will also provide a web-based portal to collect and store data about existing and new enrolment centres to improve citizen-centric services by carrying out regular statutory inspections.
Collected data will be moderated for quality through approved authorities at the regional level to ensure the precise information for residents about the centres along with an online visualization facility.
Bhuvan will facilitate complete geographic information storage, retrieval, analysis and reporting for Aadhaar centres, with a high-resolution backdrop of natural-color satellite images.
UIDAI and NRSC are closely working out the modalities of design, integration and rollout on priority.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (“Aadhaar Act 2016”) on 12 July 2016 by the Government of India, under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
UIDAI has so far issued Aadhaar numbers to more than 132 crore residents and facilitates over 60 crore residents who have updated their Aadhaar.