Phase out Aadhaar verification: SC to telcos
In September, the Supreme Court restricted the usage of Aadhaar by non-public entities, together with telcos.
Weeks later, the DoT issued an in depth round, asking telcos to cease the Aadhaar-based eKYC system and directed them to replace it with a brand new digital KYC system.
The corporations had been requested to categorical their compliance and current a proof-of-concept of the proposed digital system by November 5.
Initial roll out
Airtel, Vodafone Idea start digital KYC verification
Now, Airtel has began its digital KYC course of in choose areas, together with Delhi and UP.
Sources accustomed to the matter stated that the corporate deliberate to part out Aadhaar-based verification by increasing to different components of the nation within the coming days.
Vodafone Idea did not present particular particulars however confirmed that the digital course of is reside and is being rolled out, provisionally.
How the digital KYC would work?
According to the identical Airtel supply, the digital KYC course of revolves round a web based buyer acquisition type (CAF).
Whenever you may go for a brand new SIM, the manager will fill-up the shape and embed it together with your reside picture and scans of tackle and id proof.
Once that is performed, the shape can be uploaded for verification and SIM activation.
Jio additionally on monitor to begin digital KYC