Is Your Aadhaar Card Real Or Fake? Find out the easy way to sit at home

The Aadhaar card has become an important document in today’s world. The Aadhaar card is not only useful as proof of identity card and residency but is also required to avail the benefits of any government financial scheme.

Whether it is opening a bank account or getting a passport, driving license or getting the vaccine or filing an income tax return, Aadhaar card is very useful. To use a Mobile Wallet, first of all, KYC has to be done through Aadhaar Card.

Aadhaar is a unique identification number, launched in January 2009. Data for Aadhaar is collected by UIDAI, a legal authority body established by the Government of India. UIDAI falls under the jurisdiction of the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

Beneficiaries under government schemes are getting the maximum benefit of an Aadhaar card. Ration card users are benefiting with the help of Aadhaar card and money is being transferred directly to bank accounts. You can also avail many benefits through an Aadhaar Card.

As the use of Aadhaar grows, so does the fraud associated with Aadhaar. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had warned that not all 12-digit numbers were Aadhaar-based after several cases of Aadhaar-related fraud came to light in the country.

Fake and original Aadhaar card

In view of the increasing number of cases of fake Aadhaar card, doubts are also being raised in the minds of common man as to whether his Aadhaar card is genuine or fake. So it is important for everyone to find out if your Aadhaar card is genuine. The authenticity of Aadhaar card can be easily ascertained from home.

How to check the authenticity of an Aadhaar card-

First, go to the official portal of UIDAI

Click on ‘My Aadhaar’ here.

After clicking on My Aadhaar a list of all related services will open in front of you.

In this list, click Confirm an Aadhaar number.

Then enter the 12-digit Aadhaar number and do the captcha verification.

Now click on Proceed to Verify.

If the mobile number you entered is valid, it will be redirected to a new page.

This message will have information like age, gender and state along with the Aadhaar card number.

It will tell if it was released earlier.

If the card was never issued, it is clear that the card for which verification is requested is a forgery.

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