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Baal Aadhaar: Things to keep in mind while enrolling children, you should also know

Aadhaar has been recognized as the most important and reliable proof of identity and address for Indian residents. It not only contains demographic details but also the biometric data of the cardholder, which makes it very difficult to duplicate.

The Aadhaar issuing authority UIDAI has made a provision to cover all residents of India, irrespective of their age, under this scheme. Many hospitals have started enrolling children for Aadhaar and they also provide Aadhaar acknowledgment slip along with birth certificate. There are some important things that parents need to know before enrolling their children for Aadhaar.Also Read: LPG Cylinder: Give missed call and get new lpg connection, know complete process

Name and data is correct

It has been said by UIDAI that to ensure the correct data of your child in Aadhaar, please check all the details including spelling in both English and local languages carefully. Apart from this, before signing, double check the details in the acknowledgment slip. Aadhar card can be made for all children below 5 years of age including newborn children.Also Read:Ration Card: Now even if you do not have a ration card, you will get ration for free, know how

Rules for children from 5 years

No biometrics are taken of children below 5 years of age. Then only the photograph is taken for its base. But it is mandatory to provide the Aadhaar of one of the parents. If both the parents do not have Aadhaar, then they have to first apply for their Aadhaar. When the child turns five years old, the biometric data of all 10 fingers and iris scan will have to be given.Also Read: PM Kisan: Farmers got 9th installment money, check balance immediately

Will update again after 15 years

On attaining the age of 5 years, the biometrics of the child will be taken and a new photograph will also be taken. When the child turns 15 years old, the same process has to be repeated again. Aadhar card for children of 5 years to 15 years is same as that of adults. UIDAI has not differentiated Aadhaar for children and adults. However, for children in the age group of 5 to 15 years, Aadhaar has some salient features. Know more about these features.Also Read:PNB Account Holders: If you have an account in PNB, then the bank is giving the benefit of Rs 23 lakh – take advantage by checking immediately

Features of Aadhaar for children aged 5-15 years

The enrollment process is the same as for adults. The only difference is in the documents required to be submitted. Then the biometric data (all 10 fingerprints, iris scan and photograph) will have to be updated when he turns 15. In all cases the Birth Certificate / Discharge Certificate from the hospital has to be submitted. In case the biometric data does not match further, it can be updated again at later stages of life.Also Read: PM Modi’s Master Stroke Ujjawal Yojana 2.0 This time gas stove with filled cylinder is also free

Aadhar card will come home

You can apply for Aadhaar through both offline and online modes. Aadhar card is dispatched to the applicant’s address within 90 days of enrollment.Also Read: Bajaj Finance: Interest will be available on FD of Rs 3.86 lakh, this will take time

Parvesh Maurya
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