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Indian Railways to allow m-Aadhaar as ID proof for reserved travellers

The m- Aadhaar is a mobile app launched by the Unique Identification Authority of India on which a person can download his/her Aadhaar card

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Indian Railways to allow m-Aadhaar as ID proof for reserved travellers

The Ministry of said on Wednesday it has decided to allow m- Aadhaar, a version of the Aadhar card, as for travellers in any reserved class.

The m- is a mobile app launched by the Unique Identification Authority of on which a person can download his/her card.


It can, however, be downloaded only on the mobile number to which Aadhar has been linked.

To show Aadhaar, a passenger has to open the app and enter his/her password.

"m- when shown by the passenger on his/her mobile after entering the password should be accepted as a for undertaking journey in any reserved class over Indian Railways," the ministry said in a statement.

First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 19:02 IST
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