Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that the government is planning to link Driving Licence to Aadhaar and added that he has had a word regarding the same with Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari. “We linked PAN (Permanent Account Number) card to Aadhaar to stop money laundering,” said Prasad, adding that “digital identity confirms physical identity”.
After PAN and mobile phone numbers, Aadhaar could be made mandatory for driving licenses. Union minister for electronics and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad hinted at the possibility at a conference today.
“We are planning to link driving licence to Aadhaar. I have had a word with Nitin Gadkari regarding this,” Prasad said.
The Centre’s plan to make Aadhaar mandatory for all driving license may happen next month, according to a TOI report. This is expected to ..
Read more at: >>> Economytimes
Aadhaar to be linked with Driving Licence in government’s next push
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the government is now planning to link the unique identification number with Driving Licence.