The Indian Railways will now accept digital Aadhaar & Driving License from DigiLocker as valid ID proofs. The official notification from the Railways Ministry states that a passenger travelling on a train can show the digital Aadhaar or Driving License on their Issues Documents on the DigiLocker app. The notice clarifies that documents uploaded by the user themselves will not be considered as valid IDs. Digilocker is an Aadhaar-based cloud-based locker in which users can store electronic versions of important documents like birth certificates, voters ID cards, University documents, PAN cards, and more. Initially, E-documents are shared through a registered repository, which ensures that the documents are authentic. It was launched by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) in 2015. It expanded gradually enabling users to access Driving licenses, registration cards, insurance details and other vehicle-related documents. All…
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