Srinagar: Department of Posts has asked its account holders to link their Aadhaar with savings accounts.
An official statement said that after making Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns, the government has now made it mandatory to link Aadhaar with savings accounts.
It said that last date for seeding of Aadhaar numbers with the accounts has been has been fixed as 31/12/2017.
It asked all the account holders of the department of posts to contact their respective post offices along with Aadhaar card/Aadhaar number and get the Aadhaar numbers seeded with their accounts as a mandatory exercise.
It also asked them to seed their mobile numbers with their accounts to get real time SMS alerts of transactions.