Prohibition of Display of Aadhaar Number of Residents in Public Domain

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
(Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. Of India)
Head Office
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14-Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi-110 066

No.HRM-8/V/ PQ/Misc/ 2005/Vol.IV/40768
Dated:- 24.02.2016/25 Feb 2016

All Addl. chc (Zone/HQ), 2 5 F E 8 J
Director NATRSS.

All RPFCs-in Charge of the Region/ZTIs/ASD(HQ),
All RPFCs-in-Charge of SRO.

Sub:- Supreme Court Order dated 11.08.2015 - Prohibition of Display of Aadhaar Number of Residents in Public Domain -regarding.


Please find enclosed herewith a copy of OM. No.13012/20/2012/Legal-UIDAI (Pt.IV) dated 29.01.2016 received from Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY), Unique Identification Authority of India on the above subject.

2. As per Supreme Court Order it is the responsibility of concerned agencies which collect Aadhaar numbers for delivery of services to:-

(a) Protect the identify of Aadhaar card holder by maintaining the necessary confidentiality of his Aadhaar number and

(b) To ensure that Aadhaar number are not posted, displayed or made available in public domain such as internet, Web, public notices etc. in case there is a requirement to publish a list of individuals by any department or any agency through a public notice, such list shall not certain Aadhaar numbers.

3. The above guidelines are for information and further necessary action.

Yours faithfully,


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