Notification regarding Aadhaar authentication purpose of eForms (for eKYC of the user, to verify users) (Notification dated – 27.05.2021) – Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

  • 02nd, June 2021
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Notification regarding Aadhaar authentication purpose of eForms (for eKYC of the user, to verify users) (Notification dated – 27.05.2021) – Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

  • Under section 4(4)(b)(ii) of the Central Aadhaar (Targeted delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as “the said Act”), allows performing authentication on voluntary basis, for such purpose, as the Central Government in consultation with the Authority, and in the interest of State, may prescribe.
  • Whereas for such purpose Government of India has framed the Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation Knowledge) Rules, 2020 wherein the Purposes for Aadhaar Authentication on Voluntary basis and process to be followed to seek permission to use Aadhaar on Voluntary basis.
  • Whereas Government of India vide Office Memorandum No. 13 (2)/2020-EG-II(Vol-8) dated 12th May 2021 has conveyed the approval of the Competent Authority to allow use of Aadhaar Authentication for purpose :
  • eForms (for eKYC of the user, to verify users)
  • Aadhaar Authentication in eForms is on voluntary basis and user organisations shall provide alternate means of verification.
  • NIC shall comply with provisions of Aadhaar Act 2016, Aadhaar Regulation 2016 and the O.Ms, circulars and guidelines issued by UIDAI from time to time.
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