Applicants for new domestic LPG cooking gas connections
can now produce the letters of allotment of Aadhaar numbers
issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) as proof of identity and proof of address.
State-owned fuel retailers have advised their "LPG distributors to include the letter of issue of Aadhaar numbers with photograph and address issued by UIDAI as proof of identify and address for release of new LPG connections," Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum said in identical press statements.
"Henceforth, the Aadhaar (Letter issued by UIDAI) will be included in the list of documents sufficient for issue of new domestic LPG connections," they added.