UIDAI covers one-fourth of UP, generates five crore Aadhaar numbers

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Tuesday said it has enrolled one- fourth of the Uttar Pradesh population of 19.95 crore and generated more than five crore Aadhaar numbers.

Now, Aadhaar card issued for 'Lord Hanuman'
Now, Aadhaar card issued for 'Lord Hanuman'

In what is likely to embarrass Unique Identification Development Authority of India (UIDAI) authorities, an Aadhaar card has been issued in the name of popular Hindu God Hanuman in Rajasthan. Interestingly, there are no takers for it.

PM Modi to review progress of Aadhaar on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting tomorrow to take stock of progress in Aadhaar project, which the new government will use as a tool for its various welfare schemes including the Jan Dhan Yojana.

Bio-metric attendance system at Nirman Bhawan

With the aim of ensuring punctuality, bio-metric attendance marker systems have been installed for employees of the ministries of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation located in the Nirman Bhawan.

`Aadhaar card generated for 88% population in Punjab`

The Punjab government has generated over 2.43 crore Aadhaar cards, which is 87.95 per cent of the population of the state, an official said here on Sunday.

Centre not considering any proposal to junk Aadhaar project

Government is not considering any proposal to discontinue the Aadhaar project under which biometrics details of residents are collected to generate unique identification number, Parliament was informed Friday.

Withdraw instruction to make Aadhaar mandatory: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the central government to withdraw all its orders making Aadhar mandatory for people for availing any government services.

Nandan Nilekeni`s resignation as UIDAI chief admitted

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today accepted the resignation of UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekeni who has quit to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Bangalore South constituency on Congress ticket.

Nilekani to resign from UIDAI by March-end

UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani Friday said he will resign from his job by March-end to contest Lok Sabha election on Congress ticket.

Now, UIDAI to enroll in UP, Bihar Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand

The government on Tuesday asked the UIDAI, which issues unique identification numbers to residents, to start enrolments in four more states - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand.

Govt likely to allow UIDAI to start enrolment in NPR states

The Government is likely to allow on Thursday UIDAI, which issues unique identification numbers to residents, to start enrolments in areas other than 18 states and union territories allocated to it for the purpose.

UIDAI rejects Aadhar card enrolment of 30 lakh in Odisha

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has rejected enrolled data of about 30 lakh people in Odisha, a senior government official said here on Saturday.

UIDAI has issued 51 crore Aadhar numbers

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday said it has issued 51 crore Aadhaar numbers and is in the process of completing its mandate of covering 60 crore people by the end of the current fiscal.

CPI(M) wants repeal of tie-up between UIDAI, US firm

CPI(M) demanded immediate cancellation of a tie-up between UIDAI and US firm, financed by an arm of CIA, and suspension of the Aadhar scheme, charging the government with compromising vital data.

Nilekani hopes 60 crore Aadhar numbers would be issued by 2014

Nandan Nilekani expressed hope that the target of issuing 60 crore Aadhaar numbers would be met by 2014.

Final SC hearing on implementation of Aadhaar scheme today

The Supreme Court is expected to conduct a final hearing on Tuesday in a case related to implementation of Aadhar card by the Centre and various state governments.

Aadhaar scheme does not violate fundamental rights, says UIDAI

Govt told SC that the Aadhaar Card scheme was envisaged as a means to deliver benefits of the social welfare schemes to poorer sections of society.

Aadhaar example of using technology to leapfrog: Nilekani

Aadhaar project is an example of using modern technology to leapfrog for future development and transformation of a country, UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani has said.

Aadhar number increases convenience "dramatically": Nilekani

Unique Identification Authority of India chairman Nandan Nilekani on Wednesday said the Aadhar number "dramatically improves the convenience" and makes the life "simpler".

Cabinet approves bill to give statutory status to UIDAI

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the National Identification Authority of India Bill that will give statutory status to the UIDAI.