UIDAI launches ‘mAadhaar’ app

Thursday, October 26th, 2017, 5:26 am

 

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched ‘mAadhaar app’, giving a further boost to the government’s Digital India initiative.

The UIDAI announced the launch of the app via its verified Twitter account. “mAadhaar App for AndroidLaunched by UIDAI, Lets You Carry Aadhaar on Smartphone #AadhaarInNews,” says UIDAI’s Tweet.

So far the ‘mAadhaar’ app is available only to Android users, who can download it from Google Play store. The app can run on any Android smartphones running Android 5.0 version or above. Also, users need to use their registered mobile number to sign-up for the app. Using the registered mobile number is mandatory.

Here are some other key features of the mAadhaar app:

* The mAadhar app aims to let users carry their Aadhaar identity on their smartphones.

* UIDAI claims that the app allows users to block their biometric data anytime, anywhere.

* Users can also view and share their Aadhaar profile via QR code