‘All 12-Digit Numbers are Not Aadhaar’: UIDAI Tweets Steps to Avoid Fraud

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday warned that all 12-digit numbers are not Aadhaar. It has issued caution against such frauds asking Aadhaar card verification before accepting it as an identity proof.

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The statutory authority has said that Aadhaar card verification online is possible in simple steps by logging in at the direct UIDAI link –resident.uidai.gov.in/verify.

“All 12-digit numbers are not Aadhaar. It is recommended that the Aadhaar should be verified before accepting it as identity proof,” the UIDAI tweeted.

Aadhar has emerged as one of the most important documents from availing public schemes. From taxes to vaccines everything is linked to this one identity proof.

(The article is posted from The Hindustan Times without any modification.)