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No changes will happen in deadline for Linking Aadhaar : UIDAI

No changes will happen in deadline for Linking Aadhaar : UIDAI
Written by Shilpi Gupta

On Thursday, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) clarified that the verification of Bank account, PAN number, and Mobile SIM through the base is absolutely legitimate and there will be no change in the deadline for the time being. Deadline to the link, bank account, and PAN with Aadhar card is scheduled for December 31, 2017, while the last date for linking sim card with Aadhaar is 6 February, 2018. On the circulating messages on social media, UIDAI has said that on the basis of the Aadhaar card and its linking, the Supreme court has not given any stay. In its statement, the Authority has stated that the Aadhaar Act is in force and linking the Aadhaar with welfare program, bank account, PAN and SIM is legal.

The information was given by VJ Kannan, Chief Executive Officer of Indian Bank Association that So far only less than 50% of bank accounts have been linked to Aadhaar number while its deadline for linking has less than 25 days are left.

For your information, we can introduce you, that the government has fixed the deadline for December 31 to link the Aadhaar with bank accounts and the PAN cards. However, in the hearing of the Supreme Court on Thursday, the government lawyer said that he is not opposed to the extension of the deadline till March 31 for those who do not have the Aadhaar card.

The central government makes mandatory, according to the notification given on May 11, 2017, to link Bank accounts, Public Provident Fund (PPF), insurance policies, mobile sim, ration card and PAN, with Aadhaar before their deadline. Aadhaar centres have been opened in banks for the convenience of the customers to link it to their accounts. It is necessary for everyone to Aadhaar card has to be linked to PAN card on or before December 31, 2017. Without linking the PAN card will be blocked.

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.

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