New Delhi, Oct 18 (GCBusiness) The Government on Thursday said they are contemplating to bringing out a hassle-free and digital process for issuing new SIM cards through a mobile app.
The Department of Telecommunication and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), in a joint statement said, “The Department of Telecom and UIDAI are in a process to bring out a completely hassle-free and digital process for issuing new SIM cards through a mobile App which will be fully compliant of the Supreme Court judgement in Aadhaar case.”
The two authorities said in the proposed process, live photograph of the person with latitude, longitude, and time stamp will be captured. The photo of her or his ID such as Aadhaar card, or voter ID will be captured. The SIM card agent will be authenticated through OTP and a SIM card will be issued. This process will be completely hassle-free and digital.