Aadhaar is a Unique Personal Identification Number, issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (A Govt. of India initiative) to all Indian residents (including NRI'S and foreigners).
Aadhaar will serve as a proof of identity and address. Aadhaar card has to be delivered via Indian Post and e-Aadhaar downloaded from UIDAI website is equally valid.
Any individual, irrespective of age and gender, who verify themselves in process about their own authentication by UIDAI, can enroll for Aadhaar.
Each individual has to enroll for just once as per the regulations set by UIDAI.
Each Aadhaar has a 12 digit unique number and will remain valid for life. It will help you to access to services like banking, mobile phone connections and other Govt. and Non - Govt. services in due courses.Benefits of Aadhaar What is Aadhaar? ..goto Aadhaar Forum
No restriction of age or gender. Any individual, including infants, who is a resident in India and satisfies the verification process laid down by the UIDAI can enroll for AADHAAR.Is it Mandatory? What is Aadhaar? ..goto Aadhaar Forum
AADHAAR is Not Mandatory. However agencies and service providers may choose to use AADHAAR in their system, in which case you may be required to get the AADHAAR to use their services.