Aadhar a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India. The Aadhaar card / UID will can be used as the sole identification proof when applying for other things.It’s holders will now be able to carry their information on their smartphone, courtesy the mAadhaar app launched by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). To use the mAadhaar or ‘mobile Aadhaar’ app, users need to have their phone number registered with UIDAI. Once the process is complete, they can download their details on the app, which will show data suc has name, date of birth, gender, address and the photograph on the device.
The app has been launched just for Android users as of now.It requires users to have their mobile numbers registered with Aadhaar.Users get the option to lock or unlock their biometrics data from the app
With this mAadhaar, users will not need to carry around the hard copy of their Aadhaar with them anymore. This is another step by the government to digitise processes in the country, and make initiatives streamlined using technology.