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SC to hear pleas against Aadhar

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 19:32

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a batch of petitions, including the one filed by social worker like Aruna Roy against the implementation of the Aadhar scheme or the "Unique Identification Number" System (UID), by linking it to various welfare schemes.

UID project expenditure at Rs 3,062 cr as of July end

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 17:20

The Unique Identification (UID) project has incurred an expenditure of Rs 3,062 crore as of July end as against a total cost of Rs 12,398 crore sanctioned by the government, Parliament was informed Thursday.

Aadhaar coverage in Chandigarh above 95 per cent: UT official

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 22:11

Chandigarh has achieved enrolment of 95 per cent of its population for the Aadhaar scheme and clocked the highest number of direct cash transfers to beneficiaries through use of unique identity card.

Get Aadhaar to obtain PAN card now

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 12:14

The Unique Identification (UID) Aadhaar number will soon be a "valid" proof of identity and address to obtain a PAN card.

UID card a fantastic Indian innovation: British diplomat

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 17:12

The Unique Identification (UID) card is among numerous examples of "fantastic" Indian innovations, British High Commissioner to India James Bevan said here Wednesday.

March 31 deadline for Aadhaar issuance in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 22:31

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday set a deadline of March 31 for completing issuance of Aadhaar number to people in the city so that all major welfare schemes could be linked to it soon.

Aadhaar is a number not an ID card, says Montek

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 20:54

Seeking to set at rest controversy over Aadhaar, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Saturday said UID is a number and not an identity card.

Cash transfer scheme a `revolutionary` measure of UPA: Sonia Gandhi

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 09:29

Congress president Sonia Gandhi strongly backed the Centre`s new Direct Benefit Transfer system that will ensure cash transfer directly in the hands of beneficiaries of various schemes.

Cash transfer scheme: Rahul Gandhi educates district Congress chiefs

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 16:48

With government launching first phase of direct cash transfer scheme from January 1, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi conducted a training session for the party`s district presidents.

SC notice to Centre on PIL challenging AADHAAR implementation

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 17:52

Supreme Court sought the Centre`s response to a plea challenging the implementation of the `AADHAAR` scheme, aimed at providing a unique identity number to all Indians, without any legislative nod.

Direct cash transfer facility for UID cardholders: Nilekani

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 19:27

The Unique Identification project has enrolled 270 million people in last three years, UID project chief Nandan Nilekani said.

Rajasthan to link 10 key services to Aadhar

Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012, 12:31

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to link 10 key schemes to Aadhar UID programme as part of larger thrust on e-governance to ensure fast delivery of services with transparency and accountability.