The Haryana Education Department has decided to issue identity cards to both students and teachers in all government colleges in the state.
Voters in the Tamil-dominated Northern Province, where last election was held in 1988, will receive poll education, including how to obtain ID cards ahead of the key provincial elections.
The first card was given to a woman named Bhoolaxmi.
The government is working on a proposal to issue multi-purpose smart identity cards to all adult citizens by the end of 2013.
The UK has initiated moves to scrap controversial GBP 5 billion ID scheme.
The Bihar government will register the names and personal information of the hundreds and thousands of migrant workers from the state and issue them identity cards, an official said Tuesday.
Big cats housed in various sanctuaries across the country will soon have their own `identity cards` specifying their profile, a step that will enable authorities keep track of their movement and help in tiger conservation.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium