The Distinctive Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has warned the folks to not share photocopies of Aadhaar with any organisations citing its misuse.
The authority has steered the usage of masked Aadhaar which shows solely the final 4 digits of your Aadhaar quantity that may be downloaded from UIDAI’s official web site https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in.
The existence of any Aadhaar quantity could be verified at https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/verifyAadhaar. To confirm offline, you may scan the QR code on eAadhaar or Aadhaar letter or Aadhaar PVC card utilizing a QR code scanner within the mAadhaar cellular software, knowledgeable UIDAI.
“Please keep away from utilizing a public pc at an web cafe/kiosk to obtain an e-Aadhaar. Nevertheless, if you happen to accomplish that, please be sure that you delete all of the downloaded copies of e-Aadhaar completely from that pc,” added the discharge.
“Solely these organizations which have obtained a Person License from the UIDAI can use Aadhaar for establishing the id of an individual. Unlicensed personal entities like inns or movie halls should not permitted to gather or preserve copies of Aadhaar card. It’s an offence below the Aadhaar Act 2016. If a personal entity calls for to see Aadhaar card or seeks a photocopy of Aadhaar card, please confirm that they’ve a legitimate Person License from the UIDAI,” it added.