Do you have Aadhar Card? If yes, then it’s going to be easy for you to get a New Mobile Connection.
The TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) is planning to make Aadhar Card one of the valid documents for getting a new mobile connection.
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is the independent regulator of the Telecommunications Business in India. TRAI is responsible for issuing orders and directions on various subjects such as tariffs, interconnections, quality of service, Direct to Home services and mobile number portability.
Around the first week of March, 2016 – TRAI has put forth recommendations to the Department of Telecom (DoT) to allow electronic KYC of Aadhar Card.
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Aadhar Card for New Mobile Connections:
After taking on board the views of the Solicitor General and the Attorney General authorities, TRAI sent the recommendations to the Department of Telecom (DoT) to allow electronic KYC of Aadhar.
Implementation of e-KYC using Aadhar is an excellent move to reduce the paper – work as well as time frame for the entire KYC process.
In order to simplify the electronic verification process through Aadhar, SEBI has allowed mutual fund houses and market intermediaries to verify the credentials of their clients with the Unique Identification Authority of India
TRAI Chairman R S Sharma said with digital authentication, the use of paper will be eliminated. Also, it will address the security concerns as it can be tracked who has taken the mobile connection. A lot of paperwork will be reduced as retailers selling SIM cards will be able to get customer profile and biometric authentication details online with the UIDAI server.
Unique Identification Authority of India has already issued 97.93 crore Aadhar cards across the country.
Aadhar card will become the valid document for new mobile connection after the government finalizes the norms and as soon as norms finalized it will enable instant identity verification using Aadhar card biometrics data for a new mobile connection. When operators issue new connections using the Aadhar card, it would speed up the verification process because everything will be processed online.
Aadhar Card, it is not a proof of citizenship but can serve as an effective proof of Individual Identity and from now on Aadhar card will also going to help you to get a new mobile connection.
So, You Got Aadhar Card?
Hope you already have Aadhar Card. If not then you must apply for Aadhar. Both online and offline mode are available for Aadhar. Just refer to our article provided below.
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Aadhar is perhaps the most simplest Govt. recognized Identity and Address proof out there. Everything is so easy and well organized. There is no reason you should not have it.
So keep ready your Aadhar Card for the next time you are getting a new mobile connection.
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