What Is Aadhar Card..?


Aadhar is a 12 digit individual identification number it is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on the behalf of the Indian Government. Aadhar will serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India. It can be used to get instant identity of each and every people of India.

What Is Aadhar Card

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a central government agency of India. Its main objective to collect the bio-metric and demographic data of residents of India, store them in a centralized database, and issue a 12-digit unique identity number called Aadhar number to each resident of India. It is considered the world's largest national identification number project.

As of March 2016, the original legislation to back UIDAI is still pending in the Parliament of India. 
However, on 3 March 2016, a newmoney bill was introduced in the Parliament for the purpose. On 11 March 2016, the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, benefits and services) Act, 2016, was passed in the Lok Sabha.

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Some civil liberty groups, like Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties and Indian Social Action Forum (INSAF), have opposed the project on privacy concerns.

On 23 September 2013, the Supreme Court of India issued an interim order saying that "no person should suffer for not getting Aadhar" as the government cannot deny a service to any resident if she does not possess adhar, as it is voluntary and not mandatory. In another interim order on 11 August 2015, the Supreme Court of India ruled that "UIDAI / Aadhar will not be used for any other purposes except PDS, kerosene and LPG distribution system" and made it clear that even for availing these facilities adhaar card will not be mandatory.

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Conclusion: In final words aadhaar is the identity of the person by which they get there benefits directly and this identity shows they are unique living person by there aadhar card, it also helps to get easy governmental services like lpg subsidy directly to bank account and many other governmental services. 

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