Aadhaar needed for registration of death from October 1: Govt

Anyone applying for a death certificate will be required to provide the Aadhaar number or Enrolment ID Number (EID) of the deceased and other details as sought in the application. The applicant will also have to provide his/her own Aadhaar number. Any false declaration will be treated as an offence.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: August 5, 2017 8:26 am
aadhaar card, death certificate, aadhaar death certfcte, uidai, aadhaar number, home ministry, aadhaar card last date, indian express Anyone applying for a death certificate will be required to provide the Aadhaar number or Enrolment ID Number (EID) of the deceased and other details as sought in the application.

The Union Home Ministry said on Friday that Aadhaar number will be required for registration of death from October 1. The decision will be applicable for residents of all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya, for which a date will be notified separately. “Aadhaar number will be required for the purpose of establishing the identity of the deceased for the purpose of death registration with effect from October 1,” said a notification issued by the ministry.

The office of the Registrar General, which functions under the home ministry, said the use of Aadhaar will “provide an effective method to prevent identity fraud”. “It will also help in recording the identity of the deceased person… (and) will obviate the need for producing multiple documents to prove the identity of the deceased person,” it said.

The Registrar General has directed all states and Union Territories to ensure compliance by the registration authorities concerned and send a confirmation on or before September 1. Anyone applying for a death certificate will be required to provide the Aadhaar number or Enrolment ID Number (EID) of the deceased and other details as sought in the application. If the applicant is not aware of the Aadhaar number or EID of the deceased, he/ she will be required to provide a certificate that the deceased person does not possess Aadhaar number to the best of his/ her knowledge.

The applicant will also have to provide his/her Aadhaar number, along with the Aadhaar number of the spouse or parents of the deceased. Any false declaration will be treated as an offence.

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    Trumpcard
    Aug 5, 2017 at 8:34 am
    One day they will say Aadhar Needed for . Only Swamis, Yogis, Maharaj, Sadhus, Pendus will be exempted.
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      Murali Dharan
      Aug 5, 2017 at 8:13 am
      Sheer madness!!While in the Opposition, the very same guys were objecting to Aadhar. But when in government, they are going overboard.What kind of country are we living in?
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        Joe
        Aug 5, 2017 at 8:40 am
        Murali Dharan> Soon to be The Republic of Cowistan
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        Harminder Singh
        Aug 5, 2017 at 7:56 am
        Link it to Voter I card wha ts the hang up and hesitation since nothing else is left to link apart from toilet paper so if there are no calms or underhanded issues lingering link itwith Voter ID with elections all over it'll be better transparency and any way every TOM and HARRY seems to be having a field day hacking ADDHAR for fun.So get some real time hackers who hacked the USA machine in 9 minutes flat to see how much DATA we are leaking.
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          stuppid
          Aug 5, 2017 at 1:44 am
          DOES IT, MEANS THAT, NOBODY CAN DIIE, BUT FIRST MUST HAVE AADHAR, THEN ONLY CAN DIIE ?? WHAT STUPPIDD AADHAR GOVT RULES..
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            Mahesh
            Aug 4, 2017 at 11:49 pm
            So people will not be treated as dead and continue to get pension!
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              Harminder Singh
              Aug 5, 2017 at 8:06 am
              By the way 80yrs and above don't need Adhar as their biometrics not clear so 😎😎😎😆😆 what to stick where and who dies in whose place😄😄😄what a GOVT cow BEEF 'stakes' Adhar for what all subsidies are being removed so what's this ADHAAR all about somebody's running scared of who 1.3 billion INDIANS who might topple who so keep a close check on who for people with a phobia of insecurity for their own failings what a mindset
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              seshadri
              Aug 4, 2017 at 9:31 pm
              smart move by the government to prevent fraud claim from lic
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