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Friday, 22 September 2017

ACCEPTING M-AADHAAR AS ONE OF THE PRESCRIBED PROOFS OF IDENTITY- RAILWAY BOARD

Accepting m-Aadhaar as one of the prescribed proofs of identity

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (Bharat Sarkar) 
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (Rail Mantralaya) 
(RAILWAY BOARD) 
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No 2011/TG-I/20/P/ID
New Delhi, dated 08.09.2017

The Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways.
(Commercial Circular No 62 of 2017) 

Sub: Accepting m-Aadhaar as one of the prescribed proofs of identity. 

Please refer to this office letter of even number dated 23.05.2017 (CC No. 35 of 2017) regarding accepting e-Aadhaar as one of the prescribed proofs of identity. Another request has now been received for accepting m-Aadhaar also as a proof identity for undertaking journey in any reserved class. 

2. The matter has been examined and it was found that UIDAI has launched a mobile app m-Aadhaar on which a person can download his/her Aadhaar. It can be done only on the mobile number to which Aadhaar has been linked. For showing Aadhaar, the person has to open the app and enter his/her password to show the Aadhaar card. 

3. It is desired that the m-Aadhaar when shown by the passenger on his/her mobile after entering the password should be accepted as proof of identity for undertaking journey in any reserved class. 

4. Necessary instructions may be issued to all concerned accordingly.

Sd/-
(Vikram Singh) 
Director Passenger Marketing 
Railway Board 

Source:- Ministry of Railways Latest Order

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