As “Aadhaar” is covered under the heading ‘Photo Identity Card Issued by Central/State Government’, the Ministry of Railways has decided to specifically incorporate and indicate “Aadhaar” as one of the proofs of identity acceptable for undertaking journey on e-tickets as well as under Tatkal scheme. Hence, the number of proofs of identity to be accepted for undertaking journey on e-tickets as well as under Tatkal scheme will now become 9 (nine) as mentioned below:
(i) Voter Photo Identity Card issued by Election Commission of India.
(iii) PAN Card issued by Income Tax Department
(iv) Driving License issued by RTO
(v) Photo Identity Card issued by Central/State Government
(vi) Student Identity Card with photograph issued by recognized School/college for their students.
(vii) Nationalized Bank Passbook with photograph
(viii) Credit Cards issued by Banks with laminated photograph and
(ix) Unique Identification Card “Aadhaar”