New Delhi: It’s very important to update mobile number to the Aadhaar card. If you haven’t already got it done, there’s good news. Resident Aadhaar card holders can now get their number updated in Aadhaar at their doorstep.
“Now a resident Aadhaar holder can get his mobile number updated in Aadhaar by the postman at his doorstep. India Post Payments Bank (@IPPBOnline) launched today a service for updating mobile numbers in Aadhaar as a Registrar for Unique Identification Authority of India (@UIDAI),” the Ministry of Communications tweeted.
The doorstep service will be available through 650 branches of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) and 146,000 postmen. Gramin Dak Sevaks have been enabled to provide a range of banking services equipped with smartphones and biometric devices, according to an official statement.
Once mobile number is updated in Aadhaar card, people can avail of a number of UIDAI’s online update facilities and many government welfare schemes.
“The mobile update service of UIDAI through the ubiquitous and accessible network of post offices, postmen and Gramin Dak Sevaks will help in actualising IPPB’s vision of serving the underserved and unbanked areas, and bridging the digital divide,” said MD and CEO of IPPB J Venkatramu.