Why Adhar Card is important, see its uses and benefits…

*Identity card –
An Aadhar card can be used as proof of identity, proof of address as well as proof of age when applying for any government service. In this way, it is a very versatile card, as it can be used for all government-related services and programs.

*Availing of Subsidies-
One of the most important uses of the Aadhar card is that it permits the holder to avail of all government subsidies he/she is eligible for. The government has so far introduced schemes whereby the Aadhar can be linked to a bank account and LPG connection so individuals can receive their LPG subsidy directly into their bank accounts.

*Acquisition of Passport-
The acquisition of a passport can be a daunting endeavor as it requires plenty of time. Obtaining a passport includes getting an appointment with the authorities, processing your application, dispatching the passport and police verification checks. Individuals who wish to obtain a passport can apply for the same online by simply attaching their Aadhaar Card as the only residence and identity proof along with their application.

*Opening Bank Accounts-
 Aadhar Cards can come in handy when opening a bank account. The document can be used for KYC, identification and verification purposes. Financial institutions and banks consider Aadhaar Cards as valid addresses and photo ID proofs during the time of opening a bank account.

*Digital Life Certificate-
The ‘Jeevan Pramaan for Pensioners’ or the Digital Life certificate as it is also called, was initiated by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India. The aim of the certificate was to abolish the need for the pensioner to be physically present in order to receive a pension for the continuation of their scheme. Pensioners can now avail themselves pension without having to leave their homes as their details can be digitally accessed by the agency through their Aadhar Card numbers.

*Disbursing Provident Fund-
 Individuals who link their Aadhar Card to their Pension Accounts can have their provident fund disbursed directly to their accounts through their PF organization.

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