Reason for extending Aadhaar card date: Aadhaar is the world’s biggest biometric database. The government has mandated the link of aadhaar card till 31st March 2018. But SC has said it is not necessary for bank accounts, passports, and phones. They take the decision due to the fact of Right to Privacy. According to linking aadhaar card to bank accounts and mobile phones is the violation of the right. Until the decision to come whether it is illegal or not there would be no linking of the aadhaar. Till then the court has said not to link aadhaar card with the bank accounts, passports, and mobile phones.
It was significant that the deadline for linking the Aadhaar with a bank account, mobile number and all services was as of 31 March till 31 March. According to the government, it is mandatory to link every bank account with a unique identification number (Aadhaar) of 12 digits to 31 March 2018. It is mandatory to connect the Aadhar card to the pan. If you do not do this, your ITR returns will not be accepted. At the same time, if you do not link the basis with your bank account, your bank account can also be frozen.
Experts advise about Aadhaar
The experts have raised the concern about the safety and privacy of people, the susceptibility of bio-metrics to failure, and the misuse of data for profiling or increased surveillance.Critics are worried about repeated data breaches and say the ID card links enough data to create a full profile of a person’s spending habits, their friends, the property they own and a trove of other information.
How to link Aadhaar card
1- First go to the official website of Aadhar Card (UIDAI) at https://uidai.gov.in/.
2- There will be three options in the base online service. The last of them will be the option of Lock / Unlock Biometrics at number three in the Aadhaar Service. Now click on it.
3- After clicking on it, a new page will open. Here you have to enter your base number and a security code. After inserting it, click on the Send ODP coming down. When you click on it, the OTP will come in the register mobile number with the base number. Now enter the OTP and log in it.
4- Now to lock your data, re-enter the security code and click on Enable. Click here for “Congratulation! Your Biometrics is Locked “will be written.