The central goverment is working towards the linking of the mobile SIM with Unique Identification (UID) number or Aadhaar card.
“The prime minister (Narendra Modi) has directed us to link the SIM of the mobiles with the Unique Id. We are working on that issue and I am sure we will be able to resolve issues,” said R.S. Sharma, secretary of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology.
“The idea is the mobile should become a very very strong factor in authentication and also a factor for getting information and transaction. If that happens, then it will an enable and empowering tool for the people of India,” he said.
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[Source: indiatoday.in, oct 27, 2014]