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Trai likely to recommend Aadhaar eKYC for outstation users buying SIM

Trai likely to recommend Aadhaar eKYC for outstation users buying SIM

In the latest, Trai, the telecom regualtor, is most likely o recommend the Department of Telecom that Aadhaar-based eKYC be allowed even for outstation customers who want to get a mobile connection in a particular service area.

BHIM app download at 1.1 crore; 4 banks on board for Aadhaar based sys

The new BHIM app, that aims to make digital payments through mobiles fast and simple for people, has logged 1.1 crore downloads within 20 days of launch, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

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.

Now, cows and buffaloes in India to get Aadhaar-like identification cards – Find details here

Now, cows and buffaloes in India to get Aadhaar-like identification cards – Find details here

The Narendra Modi government aims to tag around 88 million cows and buffaloes in 2017 for which Rs 148 crore has been allocated.

No card, no mobile wallet only Aadhaar will enable you to make online transactions from today

No card, no mobile wallet only Aadhaar will enable you to make online transactions from today

The government's pet project of Aadhaar Payment App will be launched on December 25. It's widely believed that the new app will easily replace the debit.

Govt saved Rs 36,000 crore through direct cash transfer, poor labourers biggest beneficiary of digital drive: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Govt saved Rs 36,000 crore through direct cash transfer, poor labourers biggest beneficiary of digital drive: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BJP-led NDA government has saved Rs 36,000 crore by digitising economic activities in one year, Union Law and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday.

Now, government will preserve records of services, benefits availed under Aadhaar for 7 years

Now, government will preserve records of services, benefits availed under Aadhaar for 7 years

According to new regulations, the government will now keep a record for seven years of all services and benefits that are availed using Aadhaar number. 

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.

 Airtel to deploy e-KYC solution in 5,00,000 stores

Airtel to deploy e-KYC solution in 5,00,000 stores

Mobile operator Bharti Airtel on Sunday said it has rolled out over 20,000 units of Aadhaar based e-KYC solution across India, and plans to have the facility deployed in over 500,000 retail outlets, including in rural pockets, in the coming months.

Centre bans public sharing of individual's Aadhaar details

Under the Aadhaar Act, agencies will have to ensure the security and confidentiality of the 12-digit resident identification number.

Agencies cannot use Aadhaar details other than stated purpose

Agencies cannot use Aadhaar details other than stated purpose

 Agencies using data from Aadhaar will now have to inform the holder of the card the manner in which the details will be used to ensure the information is not misused.

Now recommend any achiever for Padma Awards; Govt opens nomination process to general public

Now recommend any achiever for Padma Awards; Govt opens nomination process to general public

The new process will be transparent and help in curbing the crony culture of influence and lobbying.

 India must scale newer heights: PM Narendra Modi

India must scale newer heights: PM Narendra Modi

The energy in India must help it to scale newer heights of progress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

E-verifying without net banking: More banks to follow PNB,UBI

E-verifying without net banking: More banks to follow PNB,UBI

After Punjab National Bank and United Bank of India, more banks are likely to soon start a facility wherein an account holder can verify his income tax return on e-filing site even without having netbanking.

Centre bifurcates Communication Ministry; new ministry for IT

A new Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has been created by the Centre after bifurcating the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoC&IT) to exclusively deal with Aadhaar, promotion of Internet and other related services.

Now get PAN card within a day -Know how

Now get PAN card within a day -Know how

For greater ease of doing business in India, the CBDT on Monday said it has put in place new protocols which will ensure that corporates are allotted PAN and Tax Deduction Account Number (TAN) within a day.

IT dept's PAN-Aadhaar linkage crosses 50-lakh mark

The Income Tax department's ambitious plan to link its PAN number database with Aadhaar has crossed the 50-lakh mark.

 

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.

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.

Stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure: Arun Jaitley to states

Stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure: Arun Jaitley to states

With the share of states in central taxes seeing a quantum jump, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today advised them to stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure and development activities and to use Aadhaar for transferring benefits to people