What is mAadhaar ? The Unique Identification Authority of India(UIDAI) has launched an Aadhaar centric mobile application called mAadhaar for Android mobile devices. The mAadhaar app lets you access all your Aadhaar details on your smartphone. The app was launched in order to help users carry their Aadhaar information in form of a soft copy, instead of carrying a physical copy all the time. A mAadhaar is acceptable as proof of identity for undertaking journey in any reserved class in Indian Railways. Once you download the m-Aadhaar app on your smartphone, your Aadhaar profile which includes your registered phone number, name, address, gender, photograph, and other details store on the app. Any time a service provider request for the Aadhaar card details, you can access the m-Aadhaar app and provide the information. mAadhaar is now only available for android and Apple's ios users. Simply download m-Aadhaar app from playstore and register
What is e Aadhaar ? An e Aadhaar is a password protected electronic copy of Aadhaar, which is digitally signed by the competent authority of UIDAI. Nowadays, Aadhaar is the primary proof of identification in India. Any agency or service provider in India require Aadhaar details for verification of identity of their beneficiary. But Aadhaar card processing may take a long time, up to 90 days after submitting their bio-metric details. Aadhaar letters reaches home by post. As it is a very necessary documents, one can download e Aadhaar online. As per Aadhaar Act, e Aadhaar is equally valid like physical copy of Aadhaar for all purposes. After generation of Aadhaar, you get a sms on registered mobile number (if mobile number provided during enrollment). After that, you will be able to download Aadhhaar card online. You will get your physical Aadhaar letter to year home address later. Residents can download e Aadhaar:
How to Apply for Aadhaar Card ? Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India. Any person can choose to apply for Aadhaar. Similarly, agencies providing benefits and services may choose to use Aadhaar in their systems and may require that their beneficiaries or customers provide their Aadhaar for these services. In order to apply for a new Aadhar letter, one have to physically go to the Aadhaar card enrollment center with/without an appointment. Online appointment for Aadhaar card Enrollment has been started on a trial basis at selected Enrollment Centers. Information required to apply for Aadhaar card: Demographic information required: Name Date of Birth Gender Address Parent/Guardian details (required for children, adults may provide) Contact details phone and email (optional) Bio-metric Information required: Photo 10 finger prints Iris Please carry all the documents mentioned above with original. One may or may not link their contact details like mobile number and email as they are optional to provide while applying for a new
What is Aadhaar/Adhar Card ? Aadhaar Card, also misspelled as Adhar Card or Aadhar Card or Adhaar Card, is a 12 digit unique identification number issued by India government to every individual resident of India based on their bio-metric or demographic data. Aadhaar is a Hindi word and has a meaning of 'Foundation' or 'Base'. The Unique Identification Authority of India(UIDAI) which works under the Planning Commission of India, is responsible for managing Aadhaar cards/letters. However the journey of Aadhaar was started on February 7, 2012 when UIDAI launched an online verification system for Aadhaar numbers. The system enables banks, telecom companies and all governmental departments to verify if a person is a resident of India or not just by entering a unique identification number. After that, on November 26, 2012 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launched a direct Aadhaar-linked benefit transfer scheme by directly transferring money to the residents' bank account.