New Delhi, September 14: mAadhar which was recently developed by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) now can be used as identity proof for rail travel across the country. On Wednesday it has been notified that will serve as one of the prescribed proofs of Identity for Rail Travel purpose in any reserved class.
m-Aadhar allows carrying Aadhaar number with demographic details anytime, anywhere in a convenient way. To secure biometric authentication by locking biometrics data, once resident enables Biometric Locking system their biometric remains locked till the Aadhaar Holder chose to either unlock it (which is temporary) or Disable the Locking system. It can, however, be downloaded only on the mobile number to which Aadhaar has been linked.