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COAI lauds SC's order on deadline for Aadhaar linking with mobiles

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Lauding the Supreme Court's decision to extend the deadline for linking various services, including numbers, with Aadhaar, the Cellular Operators' Association of (COAI) on Tuesday said the move will provide customers and telecom service providers (TSPs) with enough time to carry out the linkage.

"We welcome the Supreme Court's order on extending the timeline for linking numbers with numbers, till the pronouncement of the judgment on the matter. This will provide adequate time to both the customers and TSPs to conduct the exercise in an orderly manner," said in a statement.

"We will await further instructions from the in this regard," he added.

The on Tuesday extended the deadline for linking various services with Card numbers till it delivers its judgment on a batch of petitions that challenged the constitutional validity of the biometrical identification scheme.

The deadline for linking of bank accounts, connections, and other services with was March 31, which was extended on December 15 last year.



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 22:58 IST