This portal has been launched in public interest. The motto of this Aadhar Card Portal is to provide with useful information about Aadhar Card and Aadhar Enrollment Centers. We have provided a lot of information related to Aadhar Card on this website.
Aadhar Card has 12 unique digits printed on it. A unique QR Code (not Bar Code) is also printed on the card to verify the card is original or not. This code contains all the information of card holder in electronic form.
What is Aadhar Card?
Aadhar Card is the unique proof of Identity of individuals in India. It is a card which is issued by government of India after taking the finger prints and iris scan of people. The AADHAR Card is issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India, Govt of India. This card can be used anywhere in India as a proof of Identity. It is provided by the government absolutely Free Of Cost.
Every individual’s unique demographic like residence address and biometric information like photo, fingerprints and iris scan details is taken by the Aadhar operator and the same information is stored in main database of UIDAI.
On front, the information like Name, Sex, Date Of Birth is printed along with the QR Code and Aadhar Number. Other information like Father’s Name and Address is printed on the back side. This information is available on the card both in Hindi and English language.
As it is mentioned on Aadhar Card- “Aadhar Card is proof of identity, not citizenship”, it is understood that the Aadhar Card can be used anywhere in India as the Proof of Identity only. It can not be used as a proof of citizenship. However it can be used on many places and departments in lieu of Voter ID Card.
The project of Aadhaar Card in India is maintained by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). It was established by Government of India in Jan. 2009 under the Planning Commission of India.
Who can get Aadhar Card?
Any individual of any age and sex can apply for Aadhar Card. The persons having no citizenship of India also apply and get their Aadhar Card. That’s why it is also made compulsory for Kids (Children) also.
Validity of Aadhar Card-
AADHAR Card once generated remains valid for lifetime. There is need not to renew the Aadhar Card in future.
Aadhar Compulsory or Not?
However Aadhaar Card is not compulsory for everyone, but the interested people can get their Aadhar Card as it may be used to get benefit of many government schemes like Pahal DBTL Scheme for getting subsidy in bank accounts. Aadhaar Card is completely voluntary and optional in country. It is not mandatory for everyone to get enrolled with it.