Aadhaar appeal grows, downloads go past 40-crore mark

Aadhaar appeal grows, downloads go past 40-crore mark

Increased acceptance of Aadhaar as a proof to validate credentials has led to a higher number of downloads of the unique ID, which has surpassed over 40 crore till date, the Unique Identification Authority of India said on Monday.

Aadhaar enrolments hit 100 crore; boost for welfare schemes: Govt

Aadhaar enrolments hit 100 crore; boost for welfare schemes: Govt

The government today said total Aadhaar enrolments have crossed the 100-crore mark, which will give a boost to various public welfare schemes and ensure that benefits are delivered directly to deserving masses

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

Aadhaar set to cross 100 crore 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 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.

Mutual Funds roll out Aadhaar number facility for investors

Mutual Funds roll out Aadhaar number facility for investors

To make it easier for investors to buy or sell mutual fund products, fund houses are offering the facility of investing in such products by using the Aadhaar number.

House panel seeks legal status for Aadhaar

House panel seeks legal status for Aadhaar

The government has been asked by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance to provide a statutory backing to Aadhaar at the earliest and take immediate steps to address issues pertaining to the project.

 

Draft law to give legal backing to Aadhaar is ready: FM Jaitley

Draft law to give legal backing to Aadhaar is ready: FM Jaitley

Moderating the concluding session of the Delhi Economics Conclave, Finance Minister Arun Jatiley said, "I think" now across the political spectrum, state governments and political groups the need and utility for Aadhaar has been universally recognised.

 

'UPA awarded Aadhaar card projects over Rs 13,000 crore without tenders'

'UPA awarded Aadhaar card projects over Rs 13,000 crore without tenders'

Aadhaar card projects of the UIDAI worth over Rs.13,000 crore were awarded without issuing tenders by the previous UPA government, according to a RTI response, an activist said here on Saturday.

 

UIDAI shifted to IT Ministry from Niti Aayog

UIDAI shifted to IT Ministry from Niti Aayog

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues Aadhaar cards, has been shifted to the administrative control of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology from Niti Aayog.

 

Supreme Court judgement on Aadhar card: Five important things you should know

Supreme Court judgement on Aadhar card: Five important things you should know

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for the citizens.

Aadhar card not mandatory, says Supreme Court

Aadhar card not mandatory, says Supreme Court

In an order with wide ramifications, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for the citizens.

Centre opposes contempt plea in Supreme Court, says Aadhaar not mandatory

Government on Thursday opposed in the Supreme Court a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against it, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and others for allegedly insisting on Aadhaar cards to grant benefits of various schemes to citizens, saying it was not mandatory.

No proposal to make Aadhaar enrollment mandatory for citizens

The government is not considering any proposal to make it mandatory for citizens to get Aadhaar card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Parliament was informed on Friday.

No beneficiary will suffer due to lack of Aadhaar: Govt

Even as the government ensures elimination of fake or duplicate beneficiaries in various schemes, no eligible person is to be denied any benefit or services merely for the lack of UID number, Parliament was informed Thursday.

No person should suffer for want of Aadhaar: SC to Centre, states

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and all the states to "adhere to" its earlier order that no person should be denied any benefits or "suffer" for not having Aadhaar cards, issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

EPFO's online PF withdrawal facility to take more time

After the launch of this facility, subscribers will be able to apply online for withdrawal of the provident fund which will be transferred directly to their bank accounts.

UIDAI generates 78.59 cr Aadhaar numbers till March 9

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated 78.59 crore Aadhaar numbers as on March 9 although they are not mandatory for availing the benefits under various schemes, Parliament was informed Thursday.

Over 76 crore Aadhaar numbers generated till mid-February

 As many as 76.83 crore Aadhaar numbers have been generated as on February 15 and about Rs 5,512.18 crore has been spent until January this year on the project, government said on Thursday.

Rising from near-death in 2014, Aadhaar eyes 100-cr milestone

It was billed as just another identity number at the start and critics were seen writing its epitaph in 2014, but Aadhaar laid a strong foundation for itself and is set to be a preferred tool for various people- focussed initiatives of the government in the new year.