#Aadhaar card : 10 important uses
By Sunita Mali , TNN
1 Passport in 10 days
2 Opening new bank account
3 Digital life certificate
The system is called “Jeevan Praman for Pensioners”. It should end the process whereby a pensioner has to be physically present to avail pension. Details of pensioner will be accessed digitally by the agency using Aadhaar.
Aadhaar has made the move from being a mere identity proof to being accepted as proof of address to invest in the stock market.
6 Provident fund
7 Digital locker
Digital locker is a system where an individual can store personal documents on the government’s server. Sign-in requires linking the Aadhaar number.
8 Aadhaar-based direct benefit transfer (LPG subsidy)
9 Voter card linking
10 Jan Dhan Yojana
This scheme accepts Aadhaar number as the sole document required to open a bank account.