Linking Adhaar Card must joint for post office deposits and PPF. The government has made biometric documentation Aadhaar required for all post office deposits PPF the National Investments Certificate system and Kisan Vikas Patra. Aadhaar card is now to be quoted compulsorily for carrying out a number of essential tasks.
The list ranges from the filing of income tax returns and applying for a pan card to participating in social security schemes using mobile sim cards and now even for operating a post office deposit account and making public provident fund investments. The ministry issued four separate gazette notifications on September 29.
Where Aadhaar number has not been assigned the depositor shall submit proof of application for enrolment for Aadhaar. Meanwhile, Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to link all its beneficiary schemes to Aadhaar card for transferring subsidy directly to the accounts of the beneficiaries.
The government has insisted on quoting Aadhaar for bank deposits obtaining mobile phone and several other utilities to weed out benami deals and black money. The Uttar Pradesh government has also decided to link all its beneficiary schemes to Aadhaar card for transferring subsidy directly to the accounts of the beneficiaries.