JAMMU, MAY 20: Acting on the complaints of overcharging by Common Service Centers (Kidmat centres), established by Unique Identification Authority of India, the officers of Legal Metrology Department headed by Assistant Controller, Kewal Krishan
Common Service Centres are authorized by government to provide services for AADHAR generation, biometric updates, AADHAR Search, downloading and printing of licenses under FSSAI, PAN cards and alike.
Legal Metrology Department conducted surprise raids and booked two such Common Service Centers for alleged violations of Rules and Regulation for cheating and fleecing consumers by charging at their whims and fancies that too without issuing any cash memo against money received from consumers.
UIDAI has cautioned the people not to fall prey to unscrupulous entities. UIDAI informed that enrolment for AADHAR is completely free of cost, updates in the Aadhar cards of children also bear no charge. For updating name, date of birth, gender, address and mobile number the consumer needs to pay only Rs.25. The general public is hereby informed not to pay any extra amount for availing such services from these centers and in case of any complaint, they can call on 1947 (Toll Free)