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'15-20% consumption expenditure will become digital in 1 year'

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) former chairman Nandan Nilekani today said with new digital payment systems like BHIM and UPI in place, around 15-20 per cent of the country's personal consumption expenditure will become digital in next one year from the current level of 5 per cent.

Data collection by private agencies for Aadhar not a good idea: SC

Data collection by private agencies for Aadhar not a good idea: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to expedite the hearing of Aadhar cases challenging the constitutional validity of the scheme but observed that data collection by private agencies is not a good idea.

Know how to change your address on Aadhar card online

Know how to change your address on Aadhar card online

Here's how you can change your address on Aadhar card online.

Govt working on Aadhaar-enabled payment method bypassing credit, debit cards

Govt working on Aadhaar-enabled payment method bypassing credit, debit cards

In a bid to achieve cashless economy, government is working on development of a common mobile phone app that can bypass payments through credit and debit cards.

Enrol JEE aspirants for Aadhaar on priority basis: UIDAI

The Unique ID Authority of India has directed all registrars and enrolment agencies associated with it to enrol applicants of CBSE's Joint Entrance Examination on priority basis.

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. 

Railways plans linking Aadhaar with concessional ticket booking

Railways plans linking Aadhaar with concessional ticket booking

Railways will hold discussion with UIDAI for linking Aadhaar number with booking of concessional tickets to prevent misuse of subsidy facility by unscrupulous elements.

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.

Government allows Aadhaar e-KYC for new mobile connections

Government allows Aadhaar e-KYC for new mobile connections

 Forget the bulky paperwork, you can now apply, validate and activate new pre-paid and post-paid mobile connections using your Aadhaar card and fingerprint at the point of sale.

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.