Aadhaar is a 12 digit individual identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India.
This number will serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India. Aadhaar letter received via India Post and e-Aadhaar downloaded from UIDAI website are equally valid. Any individual, irrespective of age and gender, who is a resident in India and satisfies the verification process laid down by the UIDAI can enrol for Aadhaar. Each individual needs to enroll only once which is free of cost.
Each Aadhaar number will be unique to an individual and will remain valid for life. Aadhaar number will help you provide access to services like banking, mobile phone connections and other Govt and Non-Govt services in due course.
Benefits of UID (Aadhaar):
• Bank Account Opening
• PAN Card
• Mobile Number
• Railway/Bus/Flight Reservation
• Gas connection
Services being offered through Aadhaar:
Aadhaar number is expected to provide access to a host of services like banking, mobile phone connections, driving license and other Govt and Non-Govt services in due course. This number is expected to serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India.
VLEs of CSCSPV can avail the delivery of Aadhaar Services through its Common Service Centers by registering himself / herself with CSCSPV and his/her center will be known as Aadhaar Permanent Enrollment Centers (PEC).