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576 million Aadhaar cards issued

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Last Updated: February 19, 2014, 17:54 IST

576 million Aadhaar cards issued

Andhra Pradesh (79.06 million) and Tamil Nadu (44.33 million) were placed in the second and third spots.

New Delhi: A total of 576.16 million Aadhaar cards have been issued till January 31, with Maharashtra topping the list with 82.99 million beneficiaries, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Andhra Pradesh (79.06 million) and Tamil Nadu (44.33 million) were placed in the second and third spots, Minister of State for Planning Rajeev Shukla said in a written statement.

They were followed by Madhya Pradesh (42.44 million), Karnataka (41.76 million), Rajasthan (38.33 million), West Bengal (34.92 million), Kerala (30.44 million), Gujarat (26.43 million) and Jharkhand (25.82 million).

But Shukla said no separate information was available vis-a-vis those in slums who had got Aadhaar cards.

first published:February 19, 2014, 17:54 IST
last updated:February 19, 2014, 17:54 IST