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Aadhar Fine Can Go Up to Rs 1 Crore! Know How to Avoid

M Kanika
M Kanika
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UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) will now levy severe fines for the Aadhar violations. In recent developments, the Indian government has instructed the UIDAI to appoint officers to prosecute Aadhar Act Violators. An Aadhar card fine will be imposed by the officials on such organizations might be as much as Rs 1 crore.

Punishment of Rs 1 Crore

The government has notified UIDAI that any entity working with the Aadhar ecosystem that does not follow UIDAI’s rules & regulations would be penalized. According to rules announced by the government under the act. Punishment is certain situations could be to Rs 1 crore.

It is worth noticing that the legislation enacting UIDAI (Adjudication of Penalties) Rules, 2021 was passed in 2019. The UIDAI’s Adjudicating Officers would adjudicate these cases & infringing organizations could face Aadhar card fines of up to Rs 1 crore. When the law was passed in the year 2019.

Cardholders Should Verify Their Cards Regularly To Prevent Fraudster

It stated that “This needs to be addressed with a view of protecting the privacy & also ensuring the autonomy of UIDAI” The Aadhar & other laws (Amendment) Act 2019 were introduced by the Indian Government to guarantee that the UIDAI has the power equivalent to those of a regulator, who can take the enforcement actions.

The Aadhar civil fines may aid the UIDAI in better controlling the use of its database.  The Aadhar cardholders, on the other hand, should be sure to validate their cards on regular basis to protect them.

The cardholders should verify their Aadhar on regular basis, according to UIDAI, to prevent the fraudster from exploiting their card information. This step can be completed quickly & easily by using the Aadhar website or the mAadhar App, which you can download from the App Store as well.

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