m-Aadhar a prescribed ID proof- Rail Ministry

A sigh of relief came for people travelling through trains when the railway ministry on Wednesday declared to permit m-Aadhaar that is, Aadhaar card on mobile applications, as one of the proposed proofs of identity for travellers in any reserved class.

An official release quoted, “m-Aadhaar when shown by the passenger on his/her mobile after entering the password should be accepted as proof of identity for undertaking a journey in any reserved class over Indian Railways.

m-Aadhaar is an application launched by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Using this application on their mobile phone, a person can download his/her Aadhaar card. This process can be done on the mobile number linked to a person’s Aadhar card. After which, the traveller can open the application and enter his/her password to show this identity proof, reported ANI.

This application and its process will help a person secure their private information and travel with ease without the fear of losing their Aadhaar card which has become an important identity proof currently.

News Source: Business Standard, ANI

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