Hyderabad: To facilitate the public to enroll for a new Aadhaar card and update the existing Aadhaar data, 120 new Post Office Aadhaar Centres have been opened in the Hyderabad region.
The Aadhaar Centers at Post Offices will help citizens to enroll for new Aadhaar and will also provide services such as updating the existing Aadhaar data like email ID, mobile number, address, date of birth, change of surname, photograph and updation of biometrics like finger impressions and IRIS, as well as updating mandatory biometrics for children between the age of five and fifteen years.
The Post office Aadhaar Centers will undertake fresh enrolments for issue of new Aadhaar card based on submission of proof of identity and address, free of cost. However, existing Aadhar card holders will have to pay for updating their information. The fees may vary between Rs 30 and Rs 100, depending on the services requested.
Postmaster General, Hyderabad Region in a press release informed that these Aadhaar Centers have been made operational at Post Offices in 28 districts of Telangana post Covid-19 lockdown.
The districts covered are Adilabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Jagtial, Jangaon, Jogulamba Gadwal, Kamareddy, Karimnagar, Khammam, Komaram Bheem, Mahabubabad, Mahbubnagar, Mancherial, Mulugu, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Narayanpet, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Peddapalli , Rajanna Siricilla, Rangareddy, Siddipet, Suryapet, Vikarabad, Wanaparthy, Warangal Rural, Warangal Urban and Yadadri Bhongir.
For hassle free updates for the common public in colonies, resident welfare associations are being informed and camps will be conducted at their premises. The Postmaster General requested the public to make use of these centers for Aadhaar enrollments and updation.