Since its introduction to date, the Aadhar Card holds huge potential as it doubles up as both identification card as well as proof of address document.
The 12 digits unique number can now be linked to a list of other important documents to avail the benefits of government-run schemes. One can visit the official web portal of UIDAI to know more details about the linking of Aadhaar Card with different services.
As of now, the government of India has allowed linking of Aadhar Card with the following list of documents:
The Indian government is providing subsidy on domestic liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for all the households across India. To receive the LPG subsidy one has to link their Aadhaar card to the LPG gas connection as the subsidy amount will be directly credited to one's bank account.
In the first step, the bank account has to be first linked to Aadhar number after which one has to provide a photocopy of Aadhar card to the respective gas agency dealer to link it to the consumer number or LPG gas connection.
Currently, there are three prominent LPG suppliers in the country, namely – Bharat Gas, Indane Gas and HP Gas. The prices of LPG in India is decided based on crude prices in the international market added with the currency exchange rate. To help the common man to afford the LPG cylinders, the central government is providing subsidy on domestic cylinders (up to 12 cylinders per year). The subsidy amount will be directly credited to the customer's bank account directly under the Patyaksh Hanstantrit Labh.
After the introduction of Aadhar cards in India, the government of India has made it mandatory for all the account holders to link their respective bank accounts with aadhar number to avail the benefits of government schemes like receiving the LPG’s subsidy amount. On the other hand, banks are also notified to deactivate those accounts which are not linked with aadhaar number. The linking of aadhar with a bank account can be done in two ways, both online mode and offline mode.
Aadhar Card Linking Bank Accounts through offline mode
Individuals who do not have net banking facilities can physically visit the respective branch of the bank and follow the below-mentioned steps to accomplish the linking process of Aadhaar with respective bank account:
Please Note: You will have to carry the original Aadhar card to the bank for verification purpose.
Aadhar Card Linking Bank Account through Internet Banking
Linking of the bank account with Aadhaar via internet banking is a very easy and quick process. A customer can complete this procedure sitting comfortably at home or in office. The following are the list of steps which one has to follow to link the Aadhaar card with bank account via online mode:
The government of India has promoted a drive to link the Aadhaar number with the mobile phone number. Following the government’s initiative, many telecom operators across the country are notifying their respective subscribers to link their phone numbers with their respective Aadhaar number.
To help the customers, many telecom operators are providing doorstep services to complete the re-verification especially for the senior citizens, differently-abled individuals and for chronically ill people across the country. Iris scanning devices are also deployed at the service centres for smoothly conducting the linking process.
There are many ways through which an individual can link their Aadhar with mobile linking. They are One Time Password (OTP), Agent Assisted Authentication, IVRS facility, SMS Based linking.
Over a while, aadhar has occupied a prominent place in every Indian’s life. The initiation has taken up by the government of India to provide a unique universal identification number to each Indian citizen is gradually bearing the fruits of benefits. The requirement of Aadhar is a must for availing government subsidies under various schemes. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken up an initiation drive for an easy and hassle-free process to link aadhar with driving license of individuals.
As of now, individuals can link their driving license with Aadhar card via online mode.
Procedure to Link Aadhaar with Driving License Via Online Method
Usually driving license in India is issued by the respective State and Union Territories Road Transport Departments. The following is the list of steps to link aadhar with driving license.