One drawback is that if someone’s Aadhar card is lost, his mobile number or e-mail is not registered in the Aadhaar database, then his entire identity can be at risk.
Aadhar card is being widely used today as an identity card everywhere from banks, government offices. Not only this, it has also been made the main base for getting mobile SIM cards and recently for things like Covid vaccine. But many experts have warned about the serious flaws of this system.
Threat to identity
One such major drawback is that if someone’s Aadhar card is lost and he does not even remember his Aadhaar number, his mobile number or e-mail is not registered in the Aadhaar database, then his entire identity can be at risk. .
In an article written in the Indian Express, eminent economist Jean Dreze and research scholar Vyom Anil have given information about one such incident. In which a widow woman could not get facilities like ration card, job card, bank account, widow pension only because her Aadhar card was lost.
How to get back aadhar number
According to the Aadhaar website https://resident.uidai.gov.in/, a person can retrieve his/her Aadhaar number by entering his/her name, address, pin code and date of birth. But many poor people of a village like Reena do not even remember their date of birth. Such people may find it very difficult to get the Aadhaar number again.
According to the website, only those people whose mobile number and e-mail are entered in the Aadhaar database can recover their lost Aadhaar number.
That is, if someone’s mobile number, e-mail is not registered, then he may find it very difficult to get the Aadhaar number again. It is not impossible, but it can take a long time and you may have to go to many offices.