#New Delhi: Aadhaar card is a very important document nowadays. And to put it simply, having an Aadhaar card is mandatory for everything these days. Because for any urgent work financial and non-financial everyone needs Aadhaar card number first. As a result, the demand for Aadhaar card is increasing. Keeping this in mind, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has decided to open 114 new Aadhaar service centers across India.

Initiatives are being taken so that every Indian can easily resolve various issues related to Aadhaar and get their own Aadhaar card. And out of these 114 new Aadhaar service centers, 53 will be opened in big cities. Not only that, it has been decided to open these Aadhaar service centers in every state capital, metro city and union territory.

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Every person in India can visit these Aadhaar Seva Kendras to resolve all their Aadhaar related issues. Currently there are 88 such Aadhaar service centers in the country. All these Aadhaar centers are open every day of the week. Even Sundays are not closed considering the importance of Aadhaar card. And the opening time of such Aadhaar Seva Kendra is 9:30 am and it remains open till 5:30 pm.

Not only this, the Aadhaar Seva Kendras also have special facility arrangements for specially abled and senior citizens. Apart from Aadhaar Seva Kendra, there are around 35000 Aadhaar Centers across the country. And these are run by banks, post offices or post offices, BSNL offices or state governments.

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Benefits of Aadhaar Seva Kendra:One can apply for a new Aadhaar card at such Aadhaar service center. Apart from Aadhar card name, address, gender, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail ID etc. can also be changed. And all these centers will do all the work related to biometric verification including photograph and fingerprint of Aadhaar card.

Fees to be paid for updating:A fee is charged for any other biometric-related changes to the Aadhaar card at the Aadhaar Seva Kendra. But if more money is demanded than the fixed amount, the complaint can be reported by visiting the website of UAIDAI. Customers can report their complaints by calling 1947 number.

Free Biometric Update for Children:Aadhaar cards are also generated for children below five years of age at these Aadhaar Seva Kendras. And when the child completes five years, his biometric needs to be updated. After that, once the child completes 15 years, the biometric has to be updated. And there is no fee to update this biometric twice. Apart from this, there is no charge for any Aadhaar enrollment at the Aadhaar service center.

Published by:Sanjukta Sarkar

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