He told the officers that these immigrants have no identity or address proof but need help in getting an Aadhaar card. Aadhaar officers wanted a photograph and address for making an affidavit to be countersigned by the local MLA or a gazetted. The fees varied from Rs. 2,500 to Rs. 5,000.
A recent RTI query revealed that UIDAI had not checked the antecedents of the companies that have been enlisted to collect biometric data.