Easing process of Aadhaar linking by NPS subscribers

Easing process of Aadhaar linking by NPS subscribers

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
RAJYA SABHA

QUESTION NO 388
ANSWERED ON 06.02.2018

Easing process of Aadhaar linking by NSDL subscribers

388 Shri Neeraj Shekhar

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state :-

(a) whether tier-1 subscribers of NSDL under NPS who have not registered their mobiles with UIDAI are not able to update their Aadhaar numbers and OTPs are not being sent on current mobile number/e-mails registered with NSDL on which NSDL has been sending messages regarding contribution and account statement;

(b) if so, the reasons therefor;

(c) whether Government would provide for sending OTPs to registered e-mails also or on registered mobiles with NSDL;

(d) if so, the details thereof;

(e) if not, the reasons for making the process complicated; and

(f) (f) other measures to ease the process of Aadhaar linking with NSDL?

ANSWER
The Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

(a) to (e) As reported by the PFRDA, for seeding of Aadhaar, OTP is sent only on the Mobile Number registered with UIDAI data base. Accordingly, OTP is sent to the Mobile Number registered with UIDAI and not to the Mobile Number registered under National Pension System (NPS). However, to enable the subscribers whose mobile number is not registered with UIDAI, an option is available where the subscriber can approach the associated Nodal Office to seed his/her Aadhaar under NPS.

(f) Under NPS, the subscriber can seed his/her Aadhaar online in the Central Record keeping Agency (CRA) system. In addition, the subscriber has an option to approach the associated Nodal Office to seed his/her Aadhaar under NPS.

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