Mumbai: In a bid to curb black money and benami property deals, the government has decativated 81 lakh Aadhar cards. Till date the government has issued more than 111 crore Aadhaar cards. Aadhar cards are being used for governmenet to curb tax evasion and black money by linking it with PAN to enure an Aadhaar-based transparent tax screening system.
Aadhaar numbers have been deactivated due to a variety of reasons, including duplicacy, fake and multiplicity. Earlier, the government had deactivated 11.46 lakh PAN cards on account of existence of multiple or duplicate cards. .
How to check your Aadhaar
To check if your Aadhaar card is active or inactive, you just need to log on to the UIDAI website https://uidai.gov.in. Then go to the 'Aadhaar Services' tab, you will get a 'Verify Aadhaar Number' option. A simple click here will take you to a new page. On the new page you will find two empty sections before you. You can verify your Aadhaar number by simply entering the 10-digit number and the security code provided on your screen.