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After PAN, Govt. planning to link driving license with Aadhar: Ravi Shankar Prasad

ANI  |  Gurugram (Haryana) [India] 

In another move to make digital, Union Minister on Friday asserted that the is planning to link the driving licence with the Aadhar card.

Addressing the gathering at the Summit 2017, said that the Aadhar is a digital, not a physical identity and a identity confirms the physical identity.

"We are planning to link the Driving Licence with the Aadhar. I have had a word with regarding this," he said.

He also said that the decision to link the PAN card with the Aadhar was taken to stop money laundering.

Promoting the concept of governance, said that the digital governance is 'good governance' and that it ensures fast delivery as well as the welfare of the poor people.

"Digital governance is honest, transparent and efficient governance," Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

"must lead to digital intrusion; it must lead to a digital society," he added, while appreciating the Indian IT industry.

He further said that the technology must be made available at affordable costs for people.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 14:50 IST