Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have begun rolling out an 'alternative digital KYC process' reports PTI. This system will replace the Aadhaar-based electronic verification process. According to the same report, Reliance Jio will roll out an alternate digital KYC soon. Telcos have started doing this based on an order (pdf) from Department of Telecommunication (DoT) which bars telecom companies from now executing Aadhaar-based digital authentication. The new digital KYC process Bharti Airtel's select circles like Delhi, UP (East) and UP (West) have started implementing this order, and the company will extend this to other circles in the coming days (without mentioning a timeline). The new digital KYC process entails scanning address and identity proof, embedding live customer photo and online customer acquisition form. The entire process will be digital. Airtel will be phasing out the eKYC process, as the digital KYC system is…
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