Govt withdraws advisory against sharing photocopy of Aadhaar with entities

NEW DELHI: The government on Sunday withdrew its advice India’s Unique Identity Authority (UIDAI) warns the public not to share their copy of Aadhaar with any organization.
The withdrawal comes days after a statement was released by the Bengaluru Regional Office, UIDAI, which advised people not to provide copy of Aadhaar tag for anyone misunderstanding the usage of the same.
“The statement advises people not to share their copy of Aadhaar with any organization as it may be misused. Also, a Aadhaar wears a mask show only last 4 digits of Aadhaar number, can be used.
“However, in light of the possibility of the press release being misinterpreted, the same stands were withdrawn effective immediately,” a notice from the Ministry of Electronics & IT said.
In addition, the press release issued by UIDAI’s Bengaluru Regional Office mentioned that a masked Aadhaar shows only the last 4 digits of the Biometric ID can be used for the purpose.
MeitY, in the withdrawal statement, said UIDAI issued Cardholder Aadhaar should only exercise common sense in using and sharing their Aadhaar number.
“The Aadhaar Identity Authentication ecosystem has provided full features to protect and protect the identity and privacy of Holder of Aadhaar“declared further.

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