Indian Government is taking measures against the Bogus voter id card (EPIC) holders. To remove the details of the fraudulent voters from their database, a new campaign for linking aadhaar card to voter id card is being carried out. Project to Link Voter Id Card with Aadhar Cards Launched in India on 05-02-2015. Here we are providing you the detailed procedure on How to Link voter ID card with Aadhaar Card (Aadhaar Seeding).
Aadhaar is a 12 digit individual identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India. This number will serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India. Aadhaar Card which is a constituent of planning commission of India established under the discretion of Central Government in the year 2009 to provide the citizen of India a Unique Identification Card.
Many cases of Voter ID card fraud have been reported in the country.It is difficult to find out such bogus voters and eliminate the details from the voter’s database. The process of Aadhaar-Voter ID Card linkage is also referred as EPIC-Aadhaar Seeding.
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Deadline for Linking Aadhaar with Voter ID:
District deputy election officer Sangeeta Chowgule said, “The deadline for linking Aadhaar with voter ID card is July 31. The key reason behind speeding up it is the swelling of the voters’ list. The election office has removed the names of voters whose names were repeated or who have shifted to other locations.
Chowgule also said that the website of Election Commission of India has a special link where voters can link their Aadhaar card number with their voter ID online. The procedure has started from March 3 and all the government officers were asked to link their Aadhaar card numbers first.
How to Link Voter ID Card (EPIC) with Aadhaar Card Number?
The Indian States are maintaining their own portals for the linking process. Following methods are available to complete the linking process.
Portal Seeding/ Self Seeding:
Online portals have been set up by State Governments so that the electoral can visit the website and get the process done him/herself.
- Visit the Official website of EPIC or Click Here
- You need to enter your Voter ID Card (Or EPIC) number, Aadhaar Card number and registered mobile number for receiving OTP (one time password)
- Click on the Generate OTP button. OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
- Enter the OTP and click on the validate button.
- Compare your UID & EPIC Card Information and click on the “Seed” Button
- That’s it…!!! Your voter ID card link with Aadhar Card.
Link Voter Card with Aadhar Card Through Mobile SMS:
Voters can also link Aadhaar Card to Voter ID by Sending an SMS.
SEEDEPIC [space] [EPIC No] [space] [Aadhaar No] to 08790499899
Link Voter card with Aadhar Card Through Mobile-apps:
Mobile seeding approach will allow to seed the Electorals against Aadhaar number through mobile by the executive using the mobile APP loaded on your mobile similar to portal. After capturing the required information through mobile application seeds the Aadhaar against EPIC Card number and updated on the portal automatically.
a. Android App
b. IOS App
c. Windows App
Call Centers have been established across various state. Electorals need to make a phone call to 1950 between 10 a.m. To 5 p.m to call center executives and provide the details on.
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