Do you know where your Aadhaar has been used?

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    Do you know you can find out when and where your Aadhaar card was used for authentication? Since Aadhaar is used for authentication to avail of several services, you might be worried about its misuse. The website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the body that manages Aadhaar, has the provision of checking where and when your Aadhaar was used. 

    Follow these steps to know when and where your Aadhaar was used: 

    1. Go to Aadhaar authentication hi .. 

    https://resident.uidai.gov.in/notification-aadhaar 

    2. Enter your Aadhaar number and the security code in the picture. 

    3. Click on 'Generate OTP'. 

    4. You will receive an OTP on your mobile phone. Make sure you had verified your number with the UIDAI website. 
     

    5. You will see options to choose the period of information and the number of transactions. Write your OTP and click on 'Submit'. 

    6. You will see date, time and type of all Aadhaar authentication requests made in the period you had chosen. However, the page won't show who made the requests. 

    If you find something suspicious, you can even lock your Aadhaar information online and unlock it whenever you want to use it. And while you are figuring that out, don't forget ..