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This article highlights all you need to know for setting up your Aadhaar Card Franchise and why Aadhaar Card Franchise is quite an interesting proposition.
In the digital journey of India, Aadhaar Card became an important Identification document when it comes to deal with Income Tax and Government benefits. Though it is no more essential for banks and financial institutions or for getting mobile connections, Aadhaar is still a preferred document by many Government and private organizations for identification purposes. Registrars are appointed by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and registrars in turn appoint Enrolment Agencies who are given the Aadhaar card Franchise. The franchise is hired under contract after verifying the profile of the entity and technical and financial evaluation.
If you are interested getting an Aadhaar Card franchise, there are certain procedures and steps that need to be followed.
Important Note: There are certain personal Aadhaar Card details of the applicant of franchise that will be filled automatically from the Aadhaar Card data base. Mobile number and e-mail ID will be taken from Aadhaar Card detail. So, you must provide other details along with your Aadhaar Card details to apply for the franchise. Just remember that the Aadhaar card details cannot be modified here until the change is made in the Aadhaar card itself.
There are multiple protocols that Aadhaar Card Franchises need to follow which you must adhere to. They are:
Once you understand the working of the franchise for Aadhaar, you must also be aware of the standard functions that all Aadhaar Card Franchises must provide. Most important functions of the franchise are listed below:
1.To set up an Enrolment centre, you must procure devices and other required things according to checklist as a franchise.
2.In order to enrol supervisors, operators and registrars and activate them with the UIDAI:
a. Franchise must get the first operator enrolled. An authorised Enrolment Agency operator must do this.
b. Data packet and User-management sheets for this operator should be sent to CIDR.
c. Get Unique Identification for the first operator and get permit for this operator to enrol other operators, supervisors as well as Technical Administrators.
d. Send the data packets and user management sheets of all of them to CIDR.
e. Receive Unique Identifications for each of them.
f. Get them registered for certification examination conducted by Testing and Certification Agency (TCA).
g. After certification and registration in CIDR, operators are entitled to enrol residents and other introducers.
3.To Get Station Registration:
a. From UIDAI, Franchise should get Registrar code and Enrolment Agency (EA) code.
b. Get latest software for Aadhaar and install, configure and register client laptops.
c. Complete the User setup.
d. Load and test pre-enrolment data
There are certain queries that any new Aadhaar Card Franchise might have with regards to their earnings, type of investment needed, etc. which need to be addressed. Some frequently asked questions could be:
1. How much can you earn as an Aadhaar Card Franchise?
For a successfully generated Aadhar card, you will get INR 35 per card.
2. What type of investments would you need to set up your franchise?
The major investment is related to the equipment and technology that is required to generate the Aadhaar. So, you will need internet connection, webcam, laptop, a lamp, iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, a standby printer. Moreover, a designated space is needed to carry out all these procedures. You can own such space or can get that for rent.
3. How many days will it take to generate Aadhar card?
After the Aadhaar application is done with you, it will take up to 90 days for the Aadhaar card to be delivered to the resident’s address. However, one can download e-Aadhaar and use it for ID proof until the physical copy of Aadhaar card is received.
4. Is e-Aadhaar card accepted everywhere?
e-Aadhaar is equally accepted like the physical copy of Aadhaar Card. If someone refuses to accept e-Aadhaar card, a complaint could be made against them.
5. Are children eligible for Aadhaar card?
Yes, children, even a new-born is eligible to get the unique 12-digit Aadhaar number. However, biometric need to be updated in Aadhaar Card details when the child is 5 years old and again once the child is 15 years old. This is mandatory.
With these basic information, you can easily set up with own Aadhaar Card franchise and provide all Aadhaar Card details to applicants in a hassle free manner.
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