Rail Ministry permits m-Aadhaar as one of prescribed ID proofs for travel
The Ministry of Railways on Wednesday have decided to permit m-Aadhaar as one of the prescribed proofs of Identity for rail travel purpose in any reserved class.
mAadhaar is a mobile app launched by UIDAI on which a person can download Aadhaar number profile through their smartphones and will therefore not require hard copies of the card, wherever applicable.
The app developed by UIDAI is currently only available for Android users. It aims to provide an interface to Aadhaar number holders to carry their demographic information, which is, name, date of birth, gender and address along with photograph by linking their Aadhaar number to their smart phones.