Government may allow linking other IDs instead of Aadhar with mobile number
The government is contemplating allowing other forms of identification proof instead of Aadhaar to be linked with your mobile number. Facing severe criticism on issues such as invasion of privacy, the government is likely to allow ID proofs such as driving license, ration cards and passports to be linked with your mobile number. While no final call has been taken on this matter, the government is exploring various possibilities of allowing other IDs as authentication proof. The entire process would in conformity of the guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court.