A  GAZETTE Notification was published by  MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) which is reproduced hereunder clarifying the query :


New Delhi, the 31st March, 2018

G.S.R. 314(E).—Whereas the Hon’ble Supreme Court, vide its interim order dated 13th March, 2018 in the case of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) & Anr. V. Union of India, W.P. (Civil) 494/2012 etc. (Aadhaar Cases), has extended the last date for linking Aadhaar with existing bank accounts from 31.03.2018 till the final judgement of the case.

In pursuance of clause (a) and clause (c) of sub-rule (17) of rule 9 of the Prevention of Money Laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005, the Central Government hereby extends the date of submission of Aadhaar Number, and Permanent Account Number or Form 60 by the clients to the reporting entity till a date to be notified subsequent to pronouncement of final judgement in W.P. (C) 494/2012 etc.

[Notification No. 1/2018/F. No. P.12011/24/2017-ES Cell-DoR]