/ President's nod to ordinance for voluntary use of Aadhaar as ID proof for bank a/c, SIM

ABP News : Mar 05, 2019, 11:32 AM

President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to an ordinance that allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as ID proof for obtaining mobile SIM cards and opening bank accounts. The ordinance necessitated because the Rajya Sabha could not approve a Bill after its passage by the Lok Sabha was promulgated. Cabinet approved the promulgation of an ordinance to give effect to changes proposed in Aadhaar and two others legislation