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Tag: Aadhaar Card

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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 […]

State Bank of India
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 […]

aadhaar linking deadline
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