Patiala, August 4, 2023: Patiala Additional Deputy Commissioner (G) Jagjit Singh has ordered to speed up the Aadhaar updation process. He has appealed to the district residents to update their Aadhaar information, especially those whose Aadhaar card was made before 2015.
ADC Jagjit Singh emphasized the mandatory Aadhaar registration of children between zero and 5 years of age. He said that biometric updates of children between 5 to 15 years of age should also be ensured.
He also informed that Aadhaar card updating is done free of charge for school students of 5 to 7 years and 15 to 17 years. He urged all parents to get their children’s Aadhaar cards updated.
ADC Jagjit Singh said that people can get their Aadhaar card updated by going to the nearest service center or Aadhaar center and submitting their proof of identity and permanent home address. He also said that the government has started a campaign to update Aadhaar, which people should take advantage of.
He said that even if there is no change in the address etc. of the citizens, it is necessary to update Aadhaar. He said that if the mobile number is registered with Aadhaar, the citizen can also update this service online through MyAadhaar.UIDI.gov.in.
Why is Aadhaar Updation Important?
Aadhaar card has become a proof of identity for citizens to avail the benefits of government services and schemes. It is also used as a document for opening bank accounts, getting a passport, and other important tasks.
Therefore, it is important to keep the Aadhaar card updated with the latest information. This will help to prevent fraud and misuse of the card.
How to Update Your Aadhaar Card?
There are two ways to update an Aadhaar card:
Online: You can update your Aadhaar details online through the UIDAI website.
Offline: You can visit the nearest Aadhaar enrollment center to update your Aadhaar details.
Documents Required for Aadhaar Updation
The following documents are required for Aadhaar updation:
Proof of Identity: This could be your PAN card, voter ID card, passport, or any other government-issued ID card.
Proof of Address: This could be your electricity bill, water bill, or any other document that shows your current address.
Biometric Details: This includes your fingerprints, iris scan, and photograph.