DoT simplifies linking of Aadhaar with Mobile Number

Oct 26, 2017 12:59 IST
Linking of Aadhaar with Mobile Number

The Department of Telecom (DoT) on 25 October 2017 simplified the process of linking Aadhaar number with the mobile number.

The department introduced three new methods to link the registered mobile number with Aadhaar Number. These simplified methods are OTP (One Time Password) based, App based and the IVRS facility.

CA eBook

Key Highlights
• The new methods, OTP (One Time Password) based, App based and the IVRS facility, will help subscribers to get their mobile number linked to Aadhaar without visiting the stores of operators.
• As per the new guidelines, the telecom operators will provide an online mechanism for people to request such service and based on availability, visit will be scheduled leading to the completion of the Aadhaar – Mobile Number linking process.
• Considering senior citizens and the people with disability and chronic illness, DoT also recommended for the re-verification at subscribers’ doorstep.
• Subscribers can verify or re-verify their mobile numbers from anywhere in the country irrespective of which service area their mobile connection belongs to.
• The DoT also clarified that telecom service providers’ agent will not have access to the subscribers’ e-KYC data and will only be provided with the name and address of the subscribers.

Is this article important for exams ? Yes
Read more Current Affairs on: DoT , linking of Aadhaar-Mobile Number , Aadhaar card

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK