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Aadhaar verdict and You: What needs to be linked, what not

Sep 26, 2018, 03:46 PM IST

Aadhaar verdict and You: The Supreme Court on Wednesday brought out the list of services for which biometric ID Aadhaar needs to be mandatorily linked, and the ones for which it is not required.

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SERVICES REQUIRING AADHAAR LINKING:

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1. It is mandatory to link PAN with Aadhaar.

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2. Aadhaar is compulsory for filing Income Tax returns.

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3. Aadhaar must for availing facilities of welfare schemes and government subsidies.

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SERVICES NOT REQUIRING AADHAAR LINKING:

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1. It is not mandatory to link bank account with Aadhaar.

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2. Telecom service providers cannot ask for linking mobile number with Aadhaar.

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3. CBSE, NEET, UGC cannot make Aadhaar mandatory.

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4. Aadhaar not compulsory for school admissions.

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5. No child can be denied benefits of any schemes on not being able to bring Aadhaar.