Aadhaar can be ID proof for LPG connections
Chennai: People seeking new LPG connections
from Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan
Petroleum Corporation can now submit their Letter of allotment
of Aadhaar - unique identification authority number -- as a
proof of identity.
These oil marketing companies had advised their
distributors to accept Aadhaar issued by the Unique
Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) as proof of identity
and address, a statement from IOC said here.
The Aadhaar (Letter issued by UIDAI) would be included in
the list of documents sufficient for issue of new domestic LPG
connections, it said.
According to UIDAI, so far 94,78,591 Aadhaars had been
issued in the country.