Aadhaar to be made mandatory for 10 schemes: Gehlot
Dudu (Jaipur): Rajasthan government on Saturday said that in a phase wise manner it will make mandatory Aadhaar number for people applying for ten important services or schemes in the state.
Aadhaar would be made compulsory for applying for pension schemes of old age, widow, differently-abled, MGNREGA job card, ration card, driving license, water and electricity connections, property registration, Indira Awas Yojna, scholarships in future, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said.
"This will be done in a phased manner," Gehlot said on the occasion of launch of `Aadhaar-enabled service delivery system` here by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the presence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
Six lakh state employees will get salaries through Aadhaar registration from February next year, he said.
Higher education scholarship scheme will also be made Aadhaar enabled. Besides, he said, Public Distribution System will be integrated with Aadhaar cards as pilot project in the state`s Dudu, Chomu and Shahpura Tehsils.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Trump-Sharif conversation: Team Donald denies Pakistan's claims
- Rahul Gandhi's and Congress' Twitter accounts hacked: Who's behind it?
- Hizbul commander Musa issues threats of attacks in new video
- Panel discussion over Mamata Banerjee's false allegations on Indian Army for political gains
- Watch - Parrikar's reply to Mamata's military coup claim
- Gujarat businessman declares highest ever black money amount – Rs 13,000 crore!
- Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise
- Rs 4.7 crore cash in Rs 2000 notes! Biggest seizure in new currency post demonetisation - What I-T recovered from Bengaluru, Chennai and Erode
- Manohar Parrikar exposes Mamata's attempt to politicise routine Army exercise in Kolkata
- Scam? 'Aam Aadmi Party using Delhi Transport Corporation to exchange Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes'