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Aadhaar on arrival for NRIs with Indian passport: Nirmala Sitharaman

Aadhaar card for NRIs, Budget 2019: "I propose to consider issuing Aadhaar Card for Non Resident Indians with Indian passports after their arrival in India, without waiting for the mandatory 180 days," she said.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 5, 2019 7:22:37 pm
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In a major relief for Non-Resident Indians (NRI), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday assured a quick issuance of Aadhaar cards for those holding Indian passports.

“I propose to consider issuing Aadhaar Card for Non Resident Indians with Indian passports after their arrival in India, without waiting for the mandatory 180 days,” she said while presenting her maiden Budget in Parliament.

Under the present rule, NRIs with Indian passport are required to wait for 180 days to get the Aadhaar card.

As on May 31, 2019, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had generated a total of 123.82 crore Aadhaar to residents of the country.

(With PTI inputs)

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