The Ministry of Railways has decided to incorporate downloaded Aadhaar (e-Aadhaar) as identity proof to which a passenger can produce during his or her travel.
After e-Aadhaar inclusion, the number of prescribed proofs of identity has been increased to 10.
Here is the list of identity proofs which are valid for undertaking journey in any reserved class on Indian Railways-
i) Voter Photo Identity Card by Election Commission of India.
iii) PAN Card issued by Income Tax Department.
iv) Driving License issued by RTO.
v) Photo Identity Card having serial number issued by Central/State Government.
vi) Student Identity Card with photograph issued by recognised School/College for their students.
vii) Nationalised Bank Passbook with photograph.
viii) Credit Cards issued by Banks with laminated photograph.
ix) Printed unique identification card “Aadhaar” or downloaded Aadhaar (e-Aadhaar).
x) Ration Card with photograph of passenger travelling.