Aadhaar not mandatory for any Covid-related service, clarifies UIDAI

Aadhaar card shouldn’t be obligatory for any Covid-related service, the Distinctive Identification Authority of India clarified on Saturday amid deceptive studies that claimes that the Aadhaar card is obligatory for vaccines and hospitalisation.

“If one doesn’t have Aadhaar or if Aadhaar on-line verification shouldn’t be profitable because of some cause, the involved company or division has to offer the service as per Part 7 of Aadhaar Act, 2016 and the Cupboard Secretariat OM dated 19th Dec 2017,” the UIDAI stated issuing an announcement.

Aadhaar card is without doubt one of the photo-identity playing cards required for vaccine registration. However there are a number of different paperwork that can be utilized if one doesn’t have an Aadhaar card. PAN card, driving licence, authorities’s medical health insurance card, pension doc are additionally thought of legitimate for vaccine registration.

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The well being ministry has additionally provide you with an SOP on the vaccination of those that could not have any prescribed id playing cards together with the Aadhaar card.

Issuing an announcement, the UIDAI stated Aadhar shouldn’t be misused as an excuse for the denial of any important service. “There’s a well-established exception dealing with mechanism (EHM) for Aadhaar and it ought to be adopted to make sure supply of advantages and companies within the absence of Aadhaar. If a resident doesn’t possess Aadhaar for a few of the different cause, s/he should not be denied important companies as per Aadhaar Act,” the assertion stated.

The order is only a reiteration of UIDAI’s present laws. In a round dated October 24, 2017, the authorities stated that advantages or companies shouldn’t be denied for need of Aadhaar. In Part 7 of the Aadhaar Act, it’s talked about that till an individual is assigned an Aadhaar quantity, he/she can’t be denied ration or pension or such different entitlements for need of Aadhaar and the involved division ought to confirm the id of the individual utilizing alternate technique of identification as per the related notification.

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