PM, Sonia launch UID in Maharashtra

PM, Sonia launch UID in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi distributed the first ten ‘Aadhaar’ cards of Unique Identification Authority of India to ten residents of the tribal hamlet Tembhli at a function attended by Maharashtra Governor K. Shankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Alhuwalia and UIDAI chief Nandan Nilekani.

Addressing the function, the Prime Minister said the issuing of unique identity cards is a beginning of a big effort for the welfare of the common man.


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