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India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) announced today it has launched a service for updating mobile number in Aadhaar as a Registrar for Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

Now a resident Aadhaar holder can get his mobile number updated in  Aadhaar by the postman at his door step.The service will be available through the extensive network of 650 IPPB branches and 146,000 postmen and Gramin Oak Sevaks that have been-enabled to provide a range of banking services equipped with smart phones and biometric devices.

Dr. Saurabh Garg,CEO,UIDAI said that UIDAI in its constant endeavour to ease Aadhaar related services has brought-in mobile update service at the doorsteps of residents through IPPB via Postmen and Gramin Oak Sevaks. 

It will immensely help the residents as once their mobile is updated inAadhaar, they can avail
a number of UIDAl's online update facilities and also several government welfare services.

Speakingon thelaunch of the mobile update service,Shri J Venkatramu,MD & CEO,India Post Payments Bank said, "ThroughAadhaar the Government has beenable to reachout to crores of people and facilitate delivery of Direct Benefit Transfer under various schemes such as LPG - PAHAL,MGNREGS,etc., directly into their bank accounts. With linking of many other services such as PAN, driving license, EPFO, and subsidized ration with Aadhaar,updating of mobile number in Aadhaar has become critical for allcitizens from utility and security perspective. 

The mobile update service of UIDAI through the ubiquitous and accessible network of post
offices,postmen and Gramin Oak Sevaks willhelpin actualizing IPPB's vision of serving the underserved and unbanked areas,and bridging the
digitaldivide."

Currently, IPPBis only providing mobile update service and will also enable child enrolment service through its network.IPPB has ensured readiness for rolling out these Aadhaar services across all branches/districts through a nationalinfrastructure of trained postmen/ Gramin Oak Sewaks.


For further information on IPPB,visit www .ippbonline.com

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