A few months ago, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued new guidelines. The guidelines indicate that the Aadhaar Card is mandatory for mobile SIM card, broadband, and fixed-line phone. It is noteworthy that in the month of February, the central government had told the Supreme Court that within one year all SIM cards of the country will be linked to the Aadhaar Card The central government had told the Supreme Court that they bringing a system through which the mobile SIM could be linked to the Aadhaar Card.
Airtel and Idea introduced process:
Under this directive, Airtel and Idea have started sending messages to their customers. In this message, the company is asking its customers to connect with their number to Aadhaar Card. With this, the companies are also sending this message to the people through their store.
Notice is given to telecom operators:
A notice has been issued to telecom operators in which it has been said that all the numbers in the country have to be verified through the e-KYC process. If someone’s number will not be verified or linked to Aadhaar card, then it will be considered illegal after February 6, 2018.
E-KYC required of SIM card:
According to the new rules of TRAI, e-KYC will also be required for every SIM card. Now, not only the new mobile SIM but it will be necessary to all existing mobile subscribers to verify by E-KYC. E-KYC will be able to get the SIM across the country at the same address. Not only this, with the help of E-KYC, the SIM card will also be able to prevent fraud.
How do you link to your number to Aadhaar Card?
As soon as you have a message to link your mobile number to the Aadhaar Card:
1- Go to any of the nearest operator stores and give them the information related to the Aadhaar card.
2- After this, you will have a verification code. Confirm it.
3- After this process, you will have to verify your fingerprint.
4- In just these three steps, your Aadhaar Card will be linked to the mobile and you will get the message within 24 hours.
CJI had said that those who have a mobile SIM card need to identify:
On the issue of encouraging digital transactions in the country, Chief Justice (Chief Justice of India) Justice Khehar had said that identification of those who have a mobile SIM card is very important because the possibility of fraud is increasing in the absence of this. He had told the government that the process of identification should be started soon.