The CBSE schools in foreign countries had approached the board expressing their inability to follow the directive.
In a letter to such schools, the Board acknowledged that it received several communications from affiliated schools expressing their inability to provide Aadhaar number to their students as these schools are on foreign land.
"It has been decided to waive the requirement of Aadhaar number in respect of students of foreign Schools.
The Board had last week asked its schools to set up Aadhaar enrolment centres on their premises and encourage students, staff members and their families to enrol.
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