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SC asks Centre how can it make Aadhaar mandatory for procuring PAN cards; hearing on April 25

SC asks Centre how can it make Aadhaar mandatory for procuring PAN cards; hearing on April 25

The SC has asked the government to justify the need for making Aadhaar card mandatory.

Aadhaar to be mandatory for driving licence, effective from October

Aadhaar to be mandatory for driving licence, effective from October

The rule will come into effect starting October 2017.

 

Govt can make Aadhaar mandatory for opening bank accounts: SC

Govt can make Aadhaar mandatory for opening bank accounts: SC

SC has made it clear the government cannot be barred from seeking these cards, which are issued by UIDAI, for "non-benefit" purposes like filing of IT returns and opening of accounts.

Aadhaar verification boosts user confidence on matrimonial sites, reveals survey

Aadhaar verification boosts user confidence on matrimonial sites, reveals survey

The survey based on user’s confidence on matrimony sites highlights the importance of Aadhar based verification.

No Aadhaar card? You might not get SIM card too

No Aadhaar card? You might not get SIM card too

After making Aadhaar number mandatory for filing of Income Tax returns, the government is soon going to make it compulsory for obtaining SIM cards too.

Now, Aadhaar mandatory for filing I-T returns, applying PAN

Now, Aadhaar mandatory for filing I-T returns, applying PAN

The government has proposed to make Aadhaar card mandatory for filing income tax return and also for applying for PAN from July 1, 2017.

Aadhaar now a must for poor women to get free LPG connection

Aadhaar now a must for poor women to get free LPG connection

The government has made having an Aadhaar card must for poor women to avail of free cooking gas (LPG) connection under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

Now, Aadhaar is mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from PDS shops

Now, Aadhaar is mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from PDS shops

The government on Thursday made the Aadhaar card compulsory for all those receiving subsidised foodgrains from public distribution system (PDS) shops.

Aadhaar is free, clarifies govt; to look into complaints of centres charging fee

Aadhaar is free, clarifies govt; to look into complaints of centres charging fee

Despite repeated clarification that Aadhaar cards are free, it appears that many centres across the country are charging Rs 100-300 for enrolling people for the unique identification number.

From April 1, Aadhaar compulsory for MGNREGS work

From April 1, Aadhaar compulsory for MGNREGS work

If you are one of those registered under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), remember this – from April 1, Aadhaar will be compulsory under the scheme for work.

Aadhaar Payment App—This is how online transactions will be made easier

Aadhaar Payment App—This is how online transactions will be made easier

Consumers can now heave a sigh of relief as Santa has brought in some respite on Christmas in the form of Aadhaar Payment App. After days of thinking over how to make your cash-less transactions easier and hassle-free, the government is now about to gift you a big surprise.

How to make payments using  Aadhaar Card

How to make payments using Aadhaar Card

Now people will be able to make payments by simply using their Aadhaar cards. 

Govt working on Aadhaar-enabled payment method bypassing credit, debit cards

Govt working on Aadhaar-enabled payment method bypassing credit, debit cards

In a bid to achieve cashless economy, government is working on development of a common mobile phone app that can bypass payments through credit and debit cards.

Schemes like Mudra, Jan Dhan are to liberate common man from usury, middlemen: PM Modi

Schemes like Mudra, Jan Dhan are to liberate common man from usury, middlemen: PM Modi

The government's schemes for financial inclusion and to encourage small enterprise are attempts to free the common man from the clutches of moneylenders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft

Skype can be used for ID check using Aadhaar database: Microsoft

Technology giant Microsoft on Thursday said it has presented to central authorities various “case scenarios” on how its Skype service can be used for identity authentication using the Aadhaar database.

Central Vigilance Commissioner calls for foolproof system to verify bank customers' data

Central Vigilance Commissioner calls for foolproof system to verify bank customers' data

CVC K V Chowdary today favoured putting in place a network of systems for bank officials to verify the genuineness.

EPFO to make Aadhaar as primary identifier to settle PF claim?

EPFO to make Aadhaar as primary identifier to settle PF claim?

In a move that could probably make PF withdrawals much easier, retirement body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has planned to make Aadhaar as primary identifier for settling Aadhaar-seed PF accounts.

Aadhaar set to cross 100 cr mark, aims to boost govt plans

Aadhaar enrolments are set to cross the 100 crore mark in a couple of days, a development which will boost the government s plan to provide subsidies and benefits under various social sector schemes directly.

Aadhaar Act notified, provides for statutory backing to UIDAI

Aadhaar Act notified, provides for statutory backing to UIDAI

The Centre has notified the new Aadhaar Act which gives the numbers assigned by it a statutory backing for transfer of subsidies and benefits to people eligible for them.

'Aadhaar enabled e-KYC can save Rs 10,000 cr over next 5 yrs'

'Aadhaar enabled e-KYC can save Rs 10,000 cr over next 5 yrs'

Aadhaar enabled e-KYC process could save over Rs 10,000 crore for banks and telecom operators over the next five years, says a survey. According to a recent study by MicroSave, a development consulting firm, using Aadhaar enabled e-KYC process for customer acquisition, could be highly beneficial for banks and telecom operators in India.