The State Government has given orders to open 150 Aadhar card centres in the city from November 1. Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) S.Venkata Rao in a statement here on Thursday said that 150 centres will be established in Municipal schools, health centres and community halls. Even private schools would be used to establish the centres if necessary, he said.

The responsibility of supervising a centre would be given to an official of revenue inspector cadre, he said.

Out of the 12 lakh people in the city only 1.15 lakh have got registered for Aadhar cards until now, he said.

The Government has proposed to collect the data of the entire population through these 150 centres before March 15.

He said the data of nine lakh people living in Vijayawada Rural division, 3.15 lakh people in Gudivada division, 2.80 lakh in Machilipatnam division and 2.43 lakh people in Nuzvid division needed to be collected under the Aadhar programme by March 15.