UIDAI temporarily suspends Airtel, Payments Bank's Aadhaar linked e-KYC services

The Unique Identification Authority of India has temporarily suspended telecom major Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payment Bank's "Aadhaar linked e-KYC" services.

Published: 16th December 2017 05:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th December 2017 08:29 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

NEW DELHI: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has temporarily suspended telecom major Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payment Bank's "Aadhaar linked e-KYC" services, a company statement said on Saturday.

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"We can confirm that we have received interim order from the UIDAI regarding temporary suspension of Aadhaar linked e-KYC services till their satisfaction on certain processes relating to Airtel Payment Bank's onboarding of customers," the company said in a statement. 

"We are engaging with the authority and are hopeful of an early resolution. We are also undertaking to complete the said actions on priority and have commenced thorough checks of our process flows. Being compliant to all guidelines is paramount to us."

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