A notification to this effect will be issued by the central government on Friday, Attorney General KK Venugopal, who is representing the Centre, told the court.
The Center government has informed the Supreme Court that it will extend the deadline mandatory for to linking Aadhaar card.
Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwikar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said the Constitution bench that will hear the various plea for interim relief will also indicate the dates when petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar Act would to taken up for hearing.
The deadline for linking bank accounts and financial services with Aadhaar was December 31, 2017. They had also objected to the CBSE's alleged move to make Aadhaar card mandatory for students appearing for examinations, a contention denied by the Centre.
The Central government has previously made Aadhaar card mandatory for carrying out nearly all the legal tasks in the country. Next thing to do is, to enter your 12 digit Aadhaar card number, then verify captcha and then click on "Link Aadhaar" button.
Mobile sim cards still have time to link with Aadhaar, as the deadline for mobile sim linking is February 6, 2018. Our goal is, all duplicate PANs should be eliminated which are not linked to Aadhaar card. The government had in August extended by four months the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar till 31 December, pending the Supreme Court verdict. To begin with, one can e-verify their income tax return using their Aadhaar once it's linked it to the SIM card.
A nine-judge constitution bench of the apex court had held that Right to Privacy was a Fundamental Right under the Constitution.