India No need to carry ID on train! Railways to accept digital Aadhaar, driving licence from DigiLocker

04:40  06 july  2018
04:40  06 july  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

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DigiLocker now provides access to. AUTHENTIC DIGITAL DOCUMENTS (PAN Verification Record, Driving License , Vehicle RC, Aadhaar [India Times] Now drive with soft copy, keep your licence in DigiLocker Signing up for DigiLocker is easy - all you need is your mobile number.

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No need to carry ID on train! Railways to accept digital Aadhaar, driving licence from DigiLocker © Provided by India Today No need to carry ID on train! Railways to accept digital Aadhaar, driving licence from DigiLocker Don't you fret about the safety of your valuables when travelling on a train? Indian Railways' latest notification will provide some respite. Now train passengers don't have to carry hard copies of their ID proofs, Indian Railways will accept the digital avatars of documents such as the Aadhaar and driving licence. However, these copies should be kept in one's DigiLocker, a digital storage service operated by the government that enables Indian citizens to store certain official documents on cloud.

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Indian citizens who sign up for a DigiLocker account get a dedicated cloud storage space that is linked to their Aadhaar (UIDAI) number. Organizations that are registered with Digital Locker can push electronic copies of documents and certificates (e.g. driving license , Voter ID , School certificates)

Digital copies of your Driving License & RC are now accept by traffic police, government agencies and law agencies in India. “You need not to keep your DL and RC while driving . I am unable to pull my Driving Licence on digilocker .

Indian Railways sent a missive to all zonal principal chief commercial managers that these two documents would be accepted as valid ID proof if and when provided from DigiLocker. "If a passenger shows Aadhaar or driving licence from the 'issued documents' section by logging into his DigiLocker account, the same should be considered as valid proof of identity," the order said.

Railways clarified that the same would not be considered if the documents are uploaded by the passenger himself and are in the 'uploaded documents' section, as mentioned in a PTI report.

As part of the Narendra Modi government's Digital India movement, DigiLocker can currently store digital driving licences and Aadhaar. The cloud-based platform had also tied up with CBSE to provide digital versions of marksheets of students.Subscribers can also integrate their Permanent Account Number (PAN) with DigiLocker.

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Replying to @ digilocker _ind. Aadhaar , PAN, 10th standard and 12th standard marksheets and passing certificates, driving licence and vehicle RC! Thanks @ digilocker _ind . All my documents in one place. No need to carry originals anymore.

Similarly, last year the railway ministry permitted mAadhaar, that is Aadhaar card on the mobile app, as a proof of identity. Passengers have to open the app and login to present the digital Aadhaar card.

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(With PTI inputs)

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