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Age proof not mandatory for Aadhaar enrolment: UIDAI official

Aadhaar is to authenticate existence of person with help of his biometric details: UIDAI official

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

It is not mandatory to provide age proof for Aadhaar enrolment but a valid document is required to correct the date of birth registered for the unique identity, a senior UIDAI official on Wednesday said. "It is not mandatory to provide document for age proof for getting Aadhaar. Many people in the country may not know their date of birth exactly or have birth certificates. In such cases, the person is requested to specify his age and the same is accepted by the UIDAI," a senior official of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told PTI. He was responding to a ...

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First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 20:05 IST
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