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The Government of India offers substantial amount as subsidies under the DBT, i.e., Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for most of the government welfare schemes directly in the bank accounts of beneficiaries. However, to avail these subsidies, an individual is required to link his/her Aadhaar number with the aforementioned welfare scheme, so as to get these funds in their bank account.
As an Aadhaar card holder, you can link your bank account with Aadhaar through various mediums. You can either do the same online, through SMS, mobile banking applications, phone banking, by visiting the nearest branch or ATM of your bank. If your bank account is not linked with Aadhaar, certain issues while transferring the subsidy under DBT may arise. Once linked, with the help of UIDAI’s website, you can check the status of the lining process.
Now, with the advent of technology and internet, it has become extremely easy to check whether your account was successfully linked with your Aadhaar. All you need to do is simply follow the below mentioned steps and check the bank account and Aadhaar linking status
Another way of checking the Aadhaar bank account linking status is by using the USSD code from mobile number. However this facility can be possibly availed only if your mobile number has been registered with your Aadhaar on the UIDAI’s database. Simply follow the steps mentioned below to know the status of the linking process:
You will now get to know if your bank account has been successfully linked with Aadhaar. In case your bank account is linked with your Aadhaar, the status will be displayed. But if no result is displayed, there might be a chance that your bank account is not linked with Aadhaar.
It is important to know that in case you do not wish to receive government welfare benefits in your account, your bank account need not be linked with Aadhaar. Hence, according to the ruling of the Supreme Court, it is not compulsory to link your bank account and mobile number with Aadhaar.
How do you check whether my bank account is linked with Aadhaar or not?
You can check whether your bank account is linked with Aadhaar either online, through the official website, or through the aforementioned offline method.
How can I know how many bank accounts are linked to Aadhaar?
If you have multiple bank accounts linked to Aadhaar, then you must check the Aadhaar linking status with individual banks.
How can I check Aadhaar linked with mobile number?
To check whether Aadhaar is linked with the mobile number, follow the below mentioned steps-
Visit the official UIDAI website which is uidai.gov.in.
Click on the tab that says 'Aadhaar services'. Under this, you would find another option called 'Verify Mobile Number/Email ID'.
Now, you will have to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, along with the email ID or phone number used at the time of Aadhaar enrolment. On entering the same, you can confirm if your Aadhaar is linked with your mobile number.