How link Aadhar card to Mobile Number for verification become easier
The process of re-verification of existing mobile subscribers using Aadhaar is set to become simpler and more convenient. As per the government directive, link Aadhar card to Mobile Number is mandatory for all existing customers.
The government has initiated a series of measures, including allowing re-verification at subscribers’ doorstep and One Time Password (OTP) based authentication of existing users, to make the entire exercise easier for telecom subscribers.
Also, telecom operators have been directed to offer facility for re-verification at the subscribers’ doorstep for convenience of those with disablity, illness or old age.
Operators have been asked to put in place an online mechanism (through website, and other means) for people to request for such service.
OTP authentication (SMS, IVRS, App facility)
Moreover, it has also enabled Aadhaar OTP (One time password) based authentication for re-verification of the existing mobile users. Telecom service providers have been instructed to initiate a scheme to use OTP based re-verification of mobile subscribers using SMS or IVRS or on their mobile app.