Discontinuation of Use of 'Aadhaar' e-KYC service of UIDAI for issuing new mobile connections and re-verification of existing subscribers


Notification regarding the judgment of the Supreme Court of India: the use of Aadhaar authentication is not permissible for E-KYC for verification of telecom subscribers nor for issuing new mobile connections.

In compliance to the judgment of the Hon'ble Supreme Court, the undersigned is directed to convey the approval of competent authority that all Licensees shall discontinue the use of 'Aadhaar' e-KYC service of UIDAI for reverification of existing subscribers with immediate effect.

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Friday, October 26, 2018
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Government of India, Ministry of Communications
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