In one of its tweets, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) advised institutions to validate Aadhaar before accepting it as a document. According to a circular from UIDAI, verification will stop criminals and other undesirable people from using Aadhaar cards in any situation.
Identity verification required
On Thursday, UIDAI announced that the Aadhaar number must be verified to confirm the validity of any Aadhaar card, e-Aadhaar, Aadhaar PVC card, or m-Aadhaar presented as identification. "It highlights the UIDAI position that no 12-digit number is Aadhaar," the UIDAI stated.
How will Aadhaar be verified?
The UIDAI advised in the Aadhaar notification that the QR code on any Aadhaar card submitted in any form should be checked by scanning it using the UIDAI's QR code mobile app, mAadhaar, or an Aadhaar QR code scanner, to ensure its authenticity and dependability. Can go The UIDAI QR code mobile app is offered in Android, iOS, and Windows versions on the App Store.
Misuse of Aadhaar cards will be punished.
Anyone who tampers with an Aadhaar would be considered to have committed a crime, according to UIDAI. As a result, they risk punishment by section 35 of the Aadhaar Act.