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UIDAI partially restores Aadhaar eKYC for Airtel

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Late last evening, Airtel said that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has allowed the company to resume Aadhaar-based eKYC services through a notification to the stock exchanges. However, it looks like it is a partial restoration and the UIDAI will only allow mobile SIM KYC through Aadhaar and will not allow the same for opening bank accounts, as indicated by this Mint report. The publication added that the UIDAI will allow eKYC verification till January 10. Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the department of telecom (DoT) and auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers India will check Airtel's systems, processes, applications, documentation to ensure that it is compliant with its licence conditions. The audit is expected to be completed by January. The UIDAI suspended Airtel's eKYC licence following the numerous reports from users that the company was opening bank accounts without the…

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