Masked Aadhaar Card Benefits: Aadhar card is used the most in the country. In the year 2009, the then government started the Aadhaar card scheme in the country. Since then its use has been increasing continuously. It is the most used document because all our biometric information is recorded in it. While making the Aadhar card, the information is recorded by scanning the fingerprint of our hands and also the retina of the eyes.
In such a situation, it will be different from ration card, voter ID card, driving license. Nowadays all banks have made it mandatory to link Aadhaar, PAN with bank account. In such a situation, our banking details are also linked with Aadhaar. Many times cyber criminals steal our Aadhaar details and also carry out incidents of bank fraud with it. To avoid all this, UIDAI has added a new feature in the Aadhar card. This feature is of Masked Aadhar card. With this, the important information of your Aadhar card is given security so that no one can misuse your Aadhar card. So let us know what is Masked Aadhar Card and how this feature can be used-
What is Masked Aadhar Card?
We all know that Aadhar card is a unique identification number of 12 numbers. But in the masked Aadhar card, the first 8 numbers are hidden and only the last 4 numbers are visible. In the masked Aadhar card, the initial number is written XXXX-XXXX-XXXX. In the absence of complete Aadhaar number, it cannot be misused.
How to download Masked Aadhar Card-
To download the masked Aadhar card, first of all, visit the official website of UIDAI.
Here you will see the Aadhaar Card Download option. Click on it.
Here you enter your Aadhar Number or Enrollment ID.
After this, here you will see the Masked Aadhaar Card option below. Click on it.
After this click on Request OTP.
Next, an OTP will come on your Aadhaar registered mobile number, enter it.
After this you click on Aadhaar Download.
After this your masked Aadhar card will be downloaded.
You can download it in PDF format.