The Government wants you and all other citizens to enjoy a unique identity. Aadhaar does just that. It is a unique 12-digit identification number, which is issued to you and all other citizens. Aadhaar is not just any identity. It’s much more than that. Aadhaar card has many more benefits and you must study them, to get the best out of it.
Let’s take a look at 5 recent benefits of the Aadhaar, which makes it a must-have document.
1. Banking services at your doorstep
Using your Aadhaar number, you can get banking services at your doorstep, which saves you from visiting your bank branch. To provide card less and Pin-less banking services across India, more than 4 Lakh Aadhaar Micro ATMs are currently in use. Bank officials will carry the Aadhaar micro ATMs to your doorstep, which can be used for a cash deposit, cash withdrawal, balance enquiry and remittance.
2. Paperless bank account
You don't have to submit multiple documents for opening a new bank account, as Aadhaar has made opening a new bank account really easy. With the help of aadhaar-based eKYC, you can open an instant paperless bank account.
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3. Applying and renewing passport is now easy
Applying for a new passport and renewing an old passport has become easier with the help of Aadhaar. You don't have to carry multiple documents to verify your identity and address for a new passport application or renewal.
4. Aadhaar helps to get your pension at your doorstep
Through Aadhaar; pensioners can receive their pension at their doorsteps. The pensioner can withdraw the pension amount at their doorsteps by using the Aadhaar Micro ATMs. They can also get their pension amount directly into their bank accounts. To avail this service, they have to link their pension accounts with Aadhaar.
5 LPG subsidies sent directly to bank account
Through Aadhaar, LPG subsidies will be transferred directly to beneficiary’s bank accounts. Aadhaar has also helped eliminate more than 3.85 Crore fake or inactive beneficiaries and also subsidy claims of 2.29 Crores have been stopped.