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Bank accounts for all adults by 2016 very much possible: Mor

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 21:06

The target of having a bank account for all adults in India by 2016 is not too ambitious and can be achieved with progress made in Aadhaar number rollout, said Nachiket Mor, who headed the RBI panel on financial inclusion.

Aadhaar not mandatory for LPG subsidy: Moily

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 19:02

Having made Aadhaar mandatory for receiving subsidised cooking gas (LPG) in 19 districts, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said the unique identification card will no longer be a must for giving subsidises unless cleared by the Supreme Court.

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.

FinMin tells bankers to seek Aadhaar numbers from customers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 20:20

Seeking to expedite implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer scheme, Finance Ministry today asked the banks to approach the customers for submission of Aadhaar number to ensure seamless transfer of cash benefit.

'Credit bureaus should have a provision for Aadhar in systems'

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 21:03

Credit information bureaus should use Aadhaar number to enable smoother working of the credit market and root out cases of identity frauds, RBI Deputy Governor KC Chakrabarty said on Friday.

No dress code prescribed for Aadhaar enrolment, says UIDAI

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 22:14

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Friday said it has not prescribed any dress code for Aadhaar number enrolment.

Banks seek Aadhaar number for payment of LPG susbsidy

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 18:45

Following direction from Finance Minister P Chidambaram, banks have initiated the process of linking account with Aadhaar number for cash transfer of LPG and other subsidies.

Over 3.84 lakh Aadhaar numbers cancelled on misuse

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 19:58

The government today said that as many as 384,237 Aadhaar numbers have been cancelled because of misuse by operators under the biometric exception clause.

Govt takes steps to ensure smooth issuance of Aadhar cards

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 17:56

Shukla said a total of 29.05 crore Aadhaar numbers have been generated, out of which 24.48 crore Aadhaar letters have been dispatched as on March 8, 2013.

EPFO puts on hold decision to make Aadhaar must for new account

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 13:07

Retirement fund body has decided to put on hold the decision to make it mandatory for new members joining EPF scheme to provide Aadhaar number as credential for enrolment from March 1, 2013.

Now Aadhaar number to be accepted for passport applications

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 20:02

In a move that will make passport documentation less cumbersome, Aadhaar number will now be accepted as proof of address and identity.

Using Aadhaar as KYC norm can save telecom firm Rs 1,000 cr

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 16:17

Aadhaar authentication is an online real-time service and only responds with a yes or no.