Breaking: UIDAI Urges People To Update Their Aadhaar Issued 10 Years Back

Breaking: UIDAI Urges People To Update Their Aadhaar Issued 10 Years Back

UIDAI Urges People To Update Their Aadhaar Issued 10 Years Back

NEW DELHI: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has urged Aadhaar holders who were issued the unique identity 10 years back and who have never updated their records, to revise their information in its database.

Aadhaar holders can update their unique ID records by uploading supportive documents (proof of identity and proof of address) either online through my Aadhaar portal or offline by visiting the nearest Aadhaar centre, UIDAI said in statement.

“Residents who had got their Aadhaar issued 10 years back, and have never updated after that in these years, such Aadhaar number holders are encouraged to get their documents updated,” the statement said.

During the past decade, Aadhaar number has emerged as a universally accepted proof of identity of residents in India. More than 1,100 government schemes and programs, including 319 run by the central government, use Aadhaar based identification for delivery of services.

Besides, many financial institutions like banks and NBFCs use Aadhaar to authenticate and onboard customers seamlessly.

“It is in the interest of the residents to keep their Aadhaars updated with current proof of identity and proof of address,” it added. (PTI)

 

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