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Tag: Aadhaar Card

Date Extended For Aadhaar Card Seeding With Ration Cards Till June 30
Date Extended For Aadhaar Card Seeding With Ration Cards Till June 30

The One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) was launched in August 2019 for helping the daily wagers, temporary workers and migrants to avail benefits of the subsidised food grains from an outlet near them.

Aadhaar Linking With Voter ID Card: Lok Sabha Passes Electoral Reforms Bill Amid Din
Aadhaar Linking With Voter ID Card: Lok Sabha Passes Electoral Reforms Bill Amid Din

Rejecting the demand for referring the Bill to a panel, Rijiju said various proposals which are part of the bill have already been suggested and recommended by the Standing Committee of Law and Personnel.

No Denial Of Vaccine, Hospitalisation Or Essential Services For Want Of Aadhaar: UIDAI
No Denial Of Vaccine, Hospitalisation Or Essential Services For Want Of Aadhaar: UIDAI

If one does not have Aadhaar or if Aadhaar online verification is not successful due to some reason, the concerned agency or department has to provide the service as per Section 7 of Aadhaar Act, 2016 and the Cabinet Secretariat OM dated 19th Dec 2017.

People Put Aadhaar Cards In Long Queue For COVID-19 Test In Odisha

People at a hospital under Chendipada police limits were seen putting their Aadhaar cards on road to mark their position in the long queue made for getting themselves tested for COVID19.

Fingerprint Cloning To Hack Bank Accounts; Graduate Among 6 Held In UP
Fingerprint Cloning To Hack Bank Accounts; Graduate Among 6 Held In UP

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh): Six people have been arrested by the Shahjahanpur police that has seized nearly 500 cloned fingerprints of beneficiaries along with their Aadhaar cards and bank passbooks. The arrested persons include Gaurav, 26, a graduate who runs a photocopy shop in Kaant area. Gaurav, who learnt fingerprint cloning using glue-gun and adhesive online, […]

Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Registration On Co-WIN Portal: Union MoS Health Choubey
Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Registration On Co-WIN Portal: Union MoS Health Choubey

New Delhi: Aadhaar is not mandatory for registration on Co-WIN portal, Union Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey informed Lok Sabha on Friday. Providing details about the Co-WIN portal, he said it has been developed by the Ministry of Health, government of India with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India […]

Now Bank Account Holders Can Withdraw Money From Post Office

Bhubaneswar: In what could be a major relief for many in Odisha, people with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can now make transactions including cash withdrawals at their nearest post office irrespective of the bank they hold their account with. The information was shared by Subash Chandra Verma, Chief Postmaster General of Odisha Circle […]

Aadhaar Required To Get Benefits Under Scheme For Civilian Victims Of Terror, Communal Violence

New Delhi: Aadhaar will be required for getting benefits under a central government scheme for providing financial assistance to family members of victims of violence perpetrated by terrorists or Naxals, and communal riots. In a notification, the Union Home Ministry said an eligible beneficiary desirous of receiving the benefit under the ‘Central Scheme for Assistance […]

Aadhaar Made Mandatory For PMVVY Pension Scheme

New Delhi: The government has made Aadhaar mandatory for subscribers of the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY), a pension scheme for senior citizens. The scheme, which envisages an assured rate of return of 8 per cent annually, is being implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). The scheme was announced in Union Budgets […]

Speculation Grows On Aadhaar Linkage With Property

New Delhi: Over the last 2-3 years, there has been off and on buzz about an impending decision to link Aadhaar with property and the decibel level around this audacious gambit has just got louder. If the government goes ahead and implements the widely speculated move of linking Aadhaar with property, it will constitute another […]

Govt Eases Norms For Change Of Address On Aadhaar

New Delhi: The government has allowed migrants to change address on Aadhaar by giving self declaration, a move aimed at helping them open bank account and promote financial inclusion. The changes were made by amending the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, as per a gazette notification issued on Wednesday. It allows a person […]

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NRIS Can Now Apply For Aadhaar On Arrival Without 182-Day Wait

New Delhi: Non-resident Indians (NRIs) with valid Indian passport can apply for Aadhaar on arrival, without the 182-day waiting period, with the government issuing a notification in this regard. Following the notification, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has also come out with a circular stating that “NRI after his arrival in India, shall […]

Why 31 Lakh beneficiaries in Odisha are shying away from Aadhaar-Ration Card linking

Bhubaneswar: While the deadline for linking Aadhaar number with ration cards will be ending tomorrow, as many as 31 lakh beneficiaries are yet to complete the linking process. After the deadline, only beneficiaries with ration card linked to Aadhaar will get subsided Re1/kg rice under the public distribution system (PDS). Till August 3, while 2,85,22,459 […]

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with PDS extended to Aug 31 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has extended the deadline to link Aadhaar numbers with Public Distribution System (PDS) to August 31, failing which beneficaries will not be able to avail their ration from September, an official said. The deadline was extended from July 31 as over 34 lakh PDS beneficiaries in the state are yet to […]

'Bahikhaata' budget angers middle class on social media

New Delhi: The moment after the “bahikhaata” Union Budget was presented on Friday, people took to social media platforms that erupted with angry and perplexed reactions. “Your folder is sanskaari, symbolising ‘departure from slavery of western thought’, but your aspirations are 3 trillion ‘US DOLLARS’ economy, huh hypocrite!” tweeted a user. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman […]

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to impose strict penalties for violation of norms set for the use of Aadhaar and violation of privacy. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Bill to amend the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and […]

Aadhaar-PAN linking: Problems if fail to link Aadhaar with PAN by March 31

If you have not linked Aadhaar card with Permanent Account Number (PAN) card yet, then you are left with only two days to do so. As per the Income Tax department, the deadline for linking of Aadhaar and PAN card is March 31, 2019. Earlier, the I-T department has set the deadline of June 30, […]

Aadhaar data breach report incorrect: UIDAI told Delhi High Court

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that reports regarding security breach of data related to Aadhaar is incorrect and misleading as the strongest encryption technology has been used to store data which is impossible to decrypt. “The technology used is 2048-bit encryption, which is the […]

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UIDAI, DoT clarify on disconnection of SIM cards issued through Aadhaar

New Delhi: After reports of disconnection of 50 crore mobile numbers issued through Aadhaar identification spread panic among the people, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday clarified that those reports are completely untrue and imaginary. It further advised that there is absolutely no reason for panic or fear at all. In a […]

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SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as Constitutionally valid and said that it empowers the marginalised sections of the society. The apex court’s five-judge Constitution bench said Aadhaar means unique and it is better to be unique than being best. The Supreme Court ruled that the Aadhaar card is […]

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Aadhaar not mandatory for CBSE, UGC, NEET exams anymore: SC

New Delhi: In a major development, upholding the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar, the Supreme Court said that Aadhaar must not be made compulsory for school admissions and the school administration too, cannot make it mandatory. The Supreme Court also observed that Aadhaar is not mandatory for UGC, NEET & CBSE examinations. The biometric data shall […]

UIDAI advises people not to share Aadhaar numbers in public

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) late on Tuesday advised Aadhaar card holders to refrain from publicly sharing their Aadhaar numbers on social media and throwing challenges to others. The advisory came in a series of tweets from the UIDAI after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman R.S. Sharma last […]

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Deadline for Aadhaar linking to welfare schemes will not be extended: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass an interim order extending the deadline of March 31 for linking of Aadhaar with the welfare schemes where benefits are transferred to citizens from the Consolidated Fund of India. The top court had on March 13 extended indefinitely the March 31 deadline for linking bank […]

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Good News! SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the deadline for linking of various services with Aadhaar till it delivers its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the biometrical identification scheme. Announcing the order, a five-judge constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, however said that this extension will […]

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March 31 Aadhaar linking deadline to be extended?

New Delhi: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that if required it might consider extending the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar to various government schemes as well as mobile phones and bank accounts. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told the Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra hearing a bunch of petitions against […]

Andhra officials prepare Aadhaar card of villagers in Kotia

Jeypore: In yet another show of strength, some Andhra Pradesh officials  on Monday visited bordering Kotia village under Pottangi block in Koraput and click photos of villagers to prepare Aadhaar cards. Earlier, on January 9, some officials from the neighbouring State accompanied by Vijayanagaram Collector had reached Kotia and nearby places to distribute blanket and […]

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Aadhaar card not mandatory for paddy procurement

Bhubaneswar: Aadhaar card is not mandatory for registration of farmers to participate in paddy procurement. The Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare department has asked in a letter to district collectors to speed up registration of farmers who have been left out due to non-availability of Aadhaar card. The letter mentioned that farmers can register themselves […]

Aadhaar-mobile number linking must by Feb 6: Centre

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that all subscribers must link their phone numbers with Aadhaar by February 6 next year under E-KYC verification. The Centre also asserted that production of Aadhaar proof is mandatory for opening new bank accounts. Citing an order passed by the apex court, the Centre said […]

Officials demand  money for Aadhaar cards, allege public

Rairangpur: Staff of Jana Seva Kendras in Rairangpur  block of Mayurbhanj district have been allegedly demanding money from villagers to prepare Aadhaar cards. Though as per government rules Aadhaar card registration should be made free of cost, staff at the Jana Seva Kendras have been asking villagers to pay Rs 100 to Rs 150 per […]

Aadhaar helped India save $9 bn from misuse of funds: Nilekani

Washington: The unique identity number given to over a billion Indians by the Aadhaar card had helped India save $9 billion in preventing misuse of its beneficiary welfare schemes, said its architect Nandan Nilekani. “By having a unique number, you eliminate fakes and duplicates from your beneficiary and employee lists. That alone has saved the […]

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Penalty from accounts to partly fund Aadhaar linkage costs: SB

New Delhi: State Bank of India (SBI) expects to collect Rs 2,000 crore as penalty on savings bank accounts which have failed to maintain a minimum balance, a sum which may be used to partly cover the costs incurred on the linking of accounts with Aadhaar. The recent directive of the government to link all […]

Public fume as Aadhaar card centres collect ‘illegal fees’

Balasore: At a time when Aadhaar card has been made mandatory for important works including several government schemes, residents in Balasore are now left in quandary as several centres here are charging fee for enrollment. The Aadhaar Card centres are charging fee of about Rs 50- Rs 200 for enrolling people for the unique identification […]

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Poor-quality pic on admit card? Bring ID proof like Aadhaar card: UPSC to civil services aspirants

New Delhi: Civil services aspirants will have to bring a copy of Aadhaar card or other identify proof to appear in the UPSC’s preliminary examination on June 18 in case the photographs on their admit cards are of poor quality. In instructions issued to the aspirants for the test, the UPSC said those who have […]

Ballot papers to be used in Panchayat polls: SEC

Bhubaneswar: With the first phase Panchayat elections in Odisha scheduled to kick off tomorrow morning, the State Election Commission (SEC) today briefed voting method to the new voters and those who have not fully understood the method of exercising their franchise. Talking to media persons here, SEC secretary Rabindranath Sahu said unlike the voting which […]

Aadhaar Card mandatory for paddy procurement in Odisha

The Odisha government today said it has decided to make Aadhaar card mandatory for procurement of paddy in the state