New telecom reforms: If you are planning to get a new SIM, then definitely read this news. The government has changed the rules regarding SIM cards. Under the new rule, it has become easy for some customers to get a new SIM, but it has become difficult for some customers to get a new SIM. Under the new rule, this facility will be available that customers will now apply online for a new SIM and the SIM card reaches their home.
rules have changed for taking sim
The government has changed the rules for SIM. Now under the new rule, the company cannot sell a new SIM to the customers below the age of 18 years.
At the same time, customers above the age of 18 years can verify themselves for their new SIM with Aadhaar or any document stored in DigiLocker.
Let us tell you that this step of DoT is part of the Telecom Reforms approved by the Cabinet on 15 September 2021.
Now users will have to pay just Re 1 for certification through Aadhaar based e-KYC service of UIDAI for new mobile connection.
These users will not get a new sim!
According to the new rules of the Telecom Department, now the company does not get SIM cards for users below the age of 18 years.
Apart from this, if a person is mentally ill, then such person will also not be issued a new SIM card.
If such a person is caught violating the rules, then the telecom company that has sold the SIM will be considered guilty.
get sim card sitting at home
Under the new rule, now customers get a SIM at their home through UIDAI based verification. Let us tell you that the mobile connection is given to the customers through an app/portal based process in which customers can apply for mobile connection sitting at home. In fact, earlier for mobile connection or from prepaid to postpaid, customers had to go through the KYC process.