Aadhaar is the national identity program of Government of India and has the mandate for delivering a unique identity number to every resident in the country. The processes setup by UIDAI for issuing Aadhaar are designed to deliver a strong POI and POA.
Aadhaar Card is a A 12-digit unique identity for every Indian individual, including children and infants.
Aadhaar Card enables identification for every resident Indian Only one Aadhaar card per family is enough.
Aadhaar Card establishes uniqueness of every individual on the basis of demographic and biometric information.
Aadhaar Card is a voluntary service that every resident can avail irrespective of present documentation.
Aadhaar Card gives each individual a single unique Aadhaar ID number.
Aadhaar Card will provide a universal identity infrastructure which can be used by any identity-based application (like ration card, passport, etc.).
Aadhaar Card include the identity and address of the resident, which are verified during enrollment, document based verification, bio-metric data covering ten finger prints and iris scan of both eyes. Further, stringent quality checks and de-duplication process ensure prevention of duplication of data. Various Central and State Government organisations have notified Aadhaar as a valid POI and POA.
Any individual, irrespective of age and gender, who is a resident in India and satisfies the verification process laid down by the UIDAI can enrol for Aadhaar. Each individual needs to enroll only once which is free of cost. Each Aadhaar number will be unique to an individual and will remain valid for life.
Aadhaar number will help you provide access to services like banking, mobile phone connections and other Govt and Non-Govt services in due course.
Some other information about Aadhaar:
- Aadhaar Card will be Easily verifiable in an online, cost-effective way.
- Aadhaar Card is a Unique and robust enough to eliminate the large number of duplicate and fake identities in government and private databases.
- Aadhaar Card is a random number generated, devoid of any classification based on caste, creed, religion and geography.