SC Extends Date for Linking of Aadhaar Card to 31st March 2018

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  • The Supreme Court has extended the Aadhaar Linking deadline to 31st March 2018 for all services.
  • The decision has come while hearing a petition challenging the validity of Aadhaar Act.
  • Central Government had yesterday pleaded to extend the deadline from 31st December 2017.
  • The SC said that the Aadhaar would be necessarily required for opening new Bank Accounts.
  • The deadline is extended for mandatory linking of Aadhaar in Bank Accounts, linking of Aadhaar with PAN and UAN.
  • However, the deadline for linking the Aadhaar cards with Mobile Sim Cards will remain same i.e. 6 February 2018.

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