No need for physical Aadhaar card at Indian Railways establishments, just use your phone!
One can actually use mAadhaar as valid identity proof at Indian Railways to carry out any transaction. All a citizen has to do is download the app.
Generally, while travelling one has to carry a number of identity proofs that will be asked for at Indian Railways stations for all kinds of transactions. Among major proofs are Permanent Account Number (PAN) card, passport, driving licence, or even Aadhaar card. But did you know, there is an app which can also be used as a valid id proof at any airport or railway stations? Yes, you read it right, this is exactly what Aadhaar-maker Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made it possible.One can actually use mAadhaar as valid identity proof at the mentioned transportation. All a citizen has to do is download the app.
A mAadhaar is accepted as proof of identity for undertaking journey in any reserved class in Indian Railways. One can download mAadhaar from Google Playstore and Apple iOS.
Here’s how a resident can create profile in mAadhaar:
Firstly, enter 12 digit Aadhaar Number or scan your Aadhaar card. However, ensure that your mobile connection is active and that the mobile number is same as that available with UIDAI as your registered mobile number.
After providing the mandatory inputs press the button 'Verify', available at the bottom of the screen. After pressing 'Verify' button do not navigate away from the screen. If details provided by you are found to be correct then application will receive OTP and will read OTP automatically from the phone.
According to UIDAI, a user can add maximum 3 profiles in his device, all having the same mobile number registered in their Aadhaar. Auto-fill OTP is valid and hence user cannot add any profiles which are registered with any other mobile number. If members of your family have the same mobile number registered as you in their Aadhaar, you can add their profile in your device.