Railway Accepting m-Aadhaar proofs of identity
Accepting m-Aadhaar as one of the prescribed proofs of identity.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (Bharat Sarkar)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (Rail Mantralaya)
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 of identity for undertaking journey in any reserved class.
2. The matterlias 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.
Director Passenger Marketing
Source : http://www.indianrailways.gov.in