The government of India (Govt. Of India) will soon make the Aadhar mandatory for getting a new mobile connection. Indeed, the Indian government has already made it mandatory for filing income tax returns and soon Aadhar Card will be the primary and only requirement for getting a new mobile connection.
DOT (Department of Telecom) has announced that the base based eKYC will be mandatory for new connections and those who have already been subscribed will need to verify their account again with their respective providers.
DOT also informed that all pre-existing customers will have to go both postpaid/prepaid through the base based e-KYC process and this exercise should be completed within one year. The EKYC process is simple and rarely takes any time.