m-Aadhaar can be used to book train tickets now
The Railway Ministry has announced that m-Aadhaar can also be used as one of the valid proofs of identity for rail travel and booking. This was announced on Wednesday.
m-Aadhaar is a mobile app launched by Unique Identification Authority of India on which a person can download his/her Aadhaar data.
However, this is only available on the mobile number to which the Aadhaar is linked.
mAadhaar contains basic information like name, date of birth, gender and address of a person along with the photograph and is linked with the Aadhaar number.
The app comes with a biometric lock and unlock feature to secure the personal data that can be managed by the user only.