• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

SIM card to be deactivated if not linked with Aadhaar

By Vicky

If your SIM cards are not linked to Aadhaar, it would be deactivated. The Centre has made it clear that all SIM cards must be linked with Aadhaar by February 2018.


The Centre said in a notice that Aadhaar mobile linkage was being done as per orders passed by the Supreme Court in February 2017 while hearing the Lokniti foundation case.

All SIM Cards have to be verified within a year from the date of the judgement and all unlinked phones will be deactivated after Feb 2018.

[How to link SIM with Aadhaar]

The Centre added that the move would deter criminals, fraudsters and terrorists and added that biometrics or any personal data wouldn't be stored by mobile operators.

This court passed this order in February, when the Centre was asked to put in place an effective mechanism to verify identities of existing mobile users.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more