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Aadhaar Delinking: UIDAI asks Telecom Companies to submit Action Plan

Aadhaar Delinking: UIDAI asks Telecom Companies to submit Action Plan

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has asked telecom companies to stop using the Aadhar card. The authority has asked the telecom companies to provide the plan within 15 days for the base D-Link from the SIM card. After the order of the Supreme Court, the authority has given this order to the telecom companies. In this regard, Telecom Service Providers (TPS) has been sent circular. Indeed, UIDAI has issued a circular to several telecom companies asking how to stop the use of Aadhaar number of the mobile SIM card verification. Companies have to respond within 15 days.. Among the companies which have been asked for answers are Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Idea, and Airtel along with some other companies.

In the circular sent on October 1, it has been said that all telecom companies decide on the decision given by the Supreme Court on September 26 as soon as possible. These companies have been asked to submit their replies by October 15. It is known that the Supreme Court had eliminated the mandatory requirement for obtaining a new SIM card and verifying its customer’s identity.

After the Supreme Court order, the UIDAI has made it clear to the telecom companies that they can no longer ask for a new SIM purchase or a base number to verify the pre-existing SIM. UIDAI has asked all operators to provide information about the process of getting the basic dealership to their customers.

In the judgment written on behalf of the five members of the Supreme Court bench Chief Justice Dipak Mishra, Justice AK Sikri, and Justice AM Khanvilkar, on the basis of which, the court said that linking from the mobile and bank account with the basis is unconstitutional, So it is removed.

How to Delink your Aadhaar Card from Your Mobile Number?

If you want to delink your Aadhaar number with your mobile number then you may have to do KYC again for this and for this you have to give your identity card to telecom companies.


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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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