IRDAI extends deadline to link Aadhar with insurance policies

IRDAI has extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar with various insurance policies until the Supreme Court decides on the matter. The Supreme Court vide its order dated March 13 extended the deadline of linking Aadhaar till the matter is finally heard and the judgment is pronounced. The Supreme Court had earlier extended deadline to March 31.

“For existing insurance policies, the date of linking Aadhaar is extended till the matter is finally heard and judgment is pronounced by the SC, IRDAI said. In case of new policies, IRDAI said a policy buyer was allowed six month from the date of commencement of account-based relationship to submit the Aadhaar no and PAN /form 60 to the insurer.