SC gives Centre two weeks to set up mobile user verification mechanism

Supreme Court  asked the Centre to apprise it within two weeks about the steps which can be taken to scrutinize the existing and future mobile users in the country.

 

it is important to remove fictitious subscribers for a crackdown on fraudulent activities.

 

PIL filed by NGO Lok Niti Foundation, which has sought a direction to the Centre to put in place a proper mechanism to check the authenticity of information provided by mobile users

The verification has become more importanat in view of the fact that mobile phones are now being used for banking purposes also.