The Government of India led by Prime Minister Narendra has made it mandatory for the citizens to link their mobile number with the controversial Aadhaar card. As per the notification, you must complete the linking process before February 2018 or face disconnection. While politics will be at work during the next few months, we are giving out details on how to proceed. We are not asking or suggesting that you should get it done or not do it…it’s entirely up to you.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: LINKING MOBILE NUMBER WITH AADHAAR
Q1. What is Government’s directive on Aadhaar updation for mobile connection?
As per the recent government directive, all the existing customers have to link Aadhaar with their mobile numbers. We recommend you to visit the nearest Airtel/Jio/Vodafone Stores etc/Retailer with your Aadhaar number and complete this process.
Q2. What process documents are required to complete the verification?
All you need is your Aadhaar card/number and your mobile. You will be required to complete Biometric verification. You will also receive the verification code (OTP) on your mobile that would be required to complete the process.
Q3. What would happen if Aadhaar re-verification is not done?
In case you don’t complete the process before Feb 2018, services on your mobile will be disconnected as per the directive from Government of India.
Q4. I do not have Aadhaar card. What should I do?
We would request you to get your Aadhaar card made at the earliest. For details, visit https://uidai.gov.in
Q5. What will Airtel, Vodafone and other providers do with my Aadhaar number/What will happen with my previous details?
Aadhaar details will be updated in our records against your number. All previous details will be over written.
Q6. Do I need to pay for linking Aadhaar with mobile number?
No. There is no fee for Aadhaar re-verification.
Q7. If I have multiple mobile numbers, do I have to do multiple bio-metric re-verification?
Yes. Bio-metric verification is required separately for each mobile number.
Q8. Do I need to link Aadhaar to my Fixedline/Broadband and DTH also?
No. Currently this is not required for Fixedline/Broadband and DTH.