In today’s date, Aadhar card gets priority as an identity card in government and many private institutions. Take Reliance Jio only. This company gave SIM card only to those people who had Aadhar card.

UID or Aadhar card was first introduced for direct benefit schemes like MNREGA, domestic LPD cylinders. This biometric based system is being made mandatory for every other scheme since July 2014. It is now also being used for services like Passport, Voter ID, Ration Card. In such a situation, it is necessary for every person to have an Aadhar card.

On the other hand, recently there were reports of breach of Aadhaar data, misuse of biometrics data and breach of personal information in the media. However, UIDAI has said that it has gone through these reports carefully and wants to emphasize that there has been no breach in the UIDAI database of Aadhaar and that the personal data of people with UIDAI is absolutely safe. The good thing is that the government has given assurance to the common citizens by clarifying the situation immediately after the news came. But what next? now when Aadhaar Payments A system like this is about to become common. During that time, anti-social elements will keep an eye on our biometrics data. In such a situation, you also have to take special care of some things.

lock aadhar biometric data online
There have also been many such cases where people have alleged wrong use of Aadhaar Biometric Authentication. There are many people who have not even used their Aadhaar card for several days, but have received an email from UIDAI that their data has been accessed through biometric authentication. You can avoid this situation if you go to the UIDAI server and lock the biometric information. You can also unlock it before using it. you have to,

(Read: how to check aadhar card status,

Do not share Aadhaar related information with anyone
Always keep in mind that no government institution or bank ever asks you about confidential and personal information like Aadhaar number through phone or email. Never make your Aadhaar information public if you receive such a phone call or email.

(Read: How to download digital copy of Aadhar card,

Avoid giving photocopy of Aadhaar
Avoid giving photocopy of Aadhar card to any person if you are not completely sure. It is possible that it can be used for some wrong purpose. It would be better if you sign the photo copy and apart from this, it must also be written that for what purpose that photocopy has been given.

Use biometrics data wisely
You may have shared your thumb impression with a scanner while buying a Reliance Jio SIM. In the coming times, there will be a similar fingerprint scan arrangement in the Aadhaar based system in more places. If you are not completely sure about a scanner, we recommend that you do not give thumb impression.

Aadhar card if lost
First of all go to the nearest police station and register an FIR. Please note that the Aadhar card is generated only once. Even if it is lost, you will not need to apply again. You can get a new Aadhar card by visiting the UIADI website. Or you can get a new duplicate card made by visiting any Aadhar center again.

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