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Make Changes to Your Aadhar Card with Ease

The Aadhar card is one of the most beneficial things for the Indian citizen. They get huge benefits since the Aadhar card has wide applicability. It serves as the identification and address proof of the person. More than that, it finds use in a variety of ways for the ordinary citizen of India.

Features of the Aadhar card

For those who are not familiar with the Aadhar card, here is a brief description. The eAadhar card remains issued by the Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI). Each person in India can get one card and each card has a unique number that is randomly picked to ensure that it has no links to any caste, creed, religion, or anything else. Even children can avail of this Aadhar card and this remains valid for the rest of his or her life. There are many advantages for the Indian citizen due to the Aadhar card.

For the young people who are starting their career, the Aadhar helps because they can use it for opening a bank account. For the old people those who get the pension they must furnishAadhar card to the department to avail of their pension. They can join the Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYogna (PMJDY) where the bank accounts will have an overdraft facility of Rs 5,000 after completion of 6 months of satisfactory operation in the account. The account holder gets RuPay debit card with inbuilt Rs 1 lakh personal accident insurance cover. HDFC Ergo providesthis. You also have a life cover of Rs 30,000 provided by LIC. Besides these, you can use the government organised DigiLocker where you can store your documents related to tax payment, marriage certificate, high school certificate, and so on.

What are the ways to correct or update your Aadhar Card?

You can make changes to the Aadhar card with ease. Those who have made spelling mistakes in their name while entering the Aadhar card details or who have shifted the house and want to update the address can do so in three ways.

The first way is to go online to the Self Service Update Portal (SSUP) and enter your Aadhar number.  Enter the text verification number. Click on Generate OTP and they will send an OTP to your registered mobile number. Using this you can log into your Aadhar account. This helps prevent manipulation of the Aadhar account by anyone else.

Now, you go to the Data Update Request page. Here you have to show which part of the information is wrong and what the correct details should be. You should be careful while entering these details, as these will remain in your Aadhar card. Following this, you must update the documents showing the proof that you have entered the correct information. This is in the Documents Required section. Following this, you must go to BPO Service Provider Selection if you are going through a BPO service. Choose the name of your service provider and submit the information.

You can update the information through the post. This is useful for those who are not familiar with online procedures or do not want to use it. Download the Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form from https://uidai.gov.in/images/UpdateRequestFormV2.pdf. You must fill the form using capital letters only. Make the necessary corrections and then send the form to one of the two addresses given below:

Address -1

UIDAI, Post Box No. 10, Chhindwara,

Madhya Pradesh- 480001, India.


UIDAI, Post Box No. 99, Banjara Hills

Hyderabad- 500034, India.

Now, those are the answers to what are the ways to correct or update your Aadhar Card. You can do so with ease now and help others to do the same.

About Anirudh Singh

Anirudh Singh is a passionate blogger and the man behind Amazing India Blog. He has 5 years of experience in the newspaper industry and he founded Amazing India Blog in 2015. Apart from writing and editing articles on Travel, Business and Technology at Amazing India Blog, he also contributes to other well known newspapers and online news blogs.