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Haryana board makes Aadhaar mandatory for Class 10 and 12

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Board of School Education (BSEH) has made it mandatory for students of Class 10 and 12 to have card while applying for the 2017 examination.

The candidates will benefit from the move in many ways. The use of will prevent forgery of certificates and impersonation cases, and ensure that the candidates' details are complete and accurate, Chairman, BSEH, Jagbir Singh said in a statement today.

was used in the examination process earlier too, though it was not mandatory, Singh said.

The Board has taken several steps to ensure smooth implementation of the decision.

Schools which did not provide Aadhaar of candidates earlier may now fill up the relevant column in the checklist sent by the Board, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 21:48 IST