The Aadhaar based Unique Identification numbers (UID) was set up in India with an objective to provide a unique identification number that will be:
(a) robust enough to eliminate duplicate and fake identities
(b) can be verified and authenticated in an easy, cost-effective way
The first UID number or Aadhaar number was issued on September 29, 2010, to a resident of Nandurbar area in the state of Maharashtra. The UID Authority has so far issued more than 107 crore Aadhaar numbers to the residents of India across various states.
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LAST UPDATED : Sep 23, 2020, 06:41 PM IST
- Updating multiple fields in Aadhaar card: All you need to know
Aadhaar card is one of most sought after documents for establishing a person's identity or verifying his/her address and may need to be furnished on multiple occasions. It is also mandatory while filing Income Tax returns (ITRs). Hence, it is advisable to keep all fields of your Aadhaar card updated.
- FCRA bill making Aadhaar a must for NGOs tabled in Lok Sabha
The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) is all set to be amended, under which providing the Aadhar numbers of the office-bearers of any NGO will be mandatory for registration and public servants will be barred from receiving funds from abroad.
- Aadhaar mandatory for coronavirus testing in Rajasthan
According to the guidelines, it is mandatory that the lab technician upload all information on RT-PCR App of the person while collecting the sample. All lab technicians have been directed to feed the Aadhaar card number of the people on RT-PCR App.In case someone does not have Aadhaar card, (like small children), they are being asked to upload of any person from his/her family.
- Paytm Payments Bank enables banking services through Aadhaar cards
Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) on Monday said it has enabled banking services through Aadhaar by integrating with the Aadhaar enabled Payment System (AePS). PPBL's customers can access to basic banking services such as cash withdrawal, balance enquiry and obtain a mini statement through a business correspondent of any banking and financial institution in the country, a statement said.
- Gurugram: Sushant Lok-1 plot owner’s Aadhaar, OTP must for registry
A prime residential plot in Sushant Lok-1 owned by an 82-year-old doctor from New Delhi was allegedly transferred twice without her knowledge and consent. The plot was transferred in the presence of an imposter who claimed to be the owner at the tehshil office.
- Aadhaar card mandatory for Covid-19 test in Rajasthan
Aadhaar card, which is now an essential to avail benefits of various social schemes, has been made mandatory for Covid-19 testing in the state. A patient, who wants to get a Covid-19 test done, must produce his or her Aadhaar card before his sample is collected. But if a person does not have Aadhaar, he/she can submit the card of the head of the family or any other family member.
- Aadhaar must for buying two Covid drugs
To counter complaints of shortage and black marketing of experimental drugs, Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration has made it mandatory for the kin of patients to produce Aadhaar card details, doctors’ prescription, consent form, a Covid positive report and contact details for the purchase of the anti-viral drug remdesivir and the anti-inflammatory medicine tocilizumab.
- Construction workers make beeline for Delhi govt’s camps in schools
Situated amid the congested New Seemapuri area in northeast Delhi, staffers of Government Boys Senior Secondary School were surprised to find nearly a hundred people eagerly waiting for them to open the gates early on Monday morning.
- Gullible Tamil Nadu villagers gave bank and Aadhaar details to ‘scamsters’
In March this year, a group of villagers of Pethanaickenpalayam near Attur in Salem district were sitting around in the village square when two men approached them. They told the villagers a new government scheme would give them Rs 2,000 every four months. “We assumed they were government staff. They asked for our Aadhaar and some people’s bank account details,’’ said T Masilamani, a villager.
- Telangana: Dole slips out of tribal families’ fingers
The Aadhaar-based biometric system to authenticate the Aadhaar number at banks is proving to be an obstacle for the tribal families of Lingala and Amrabad mandals in Nagarkurnool district, as their fingerprints have faded due to years of toiling in the fields.
- Citizens no longer require documents to update these details in their Aadhaar
The Government of India is making it easier for Aadhaar users to update details and other information by allowing them to do so without any additional documents. Users can now update photographs, biometrics, gender, mobile number and email address without any documents.
- J&K, Manipur, Nagaland, Uttarakhand join 'One Nation-One Ration Card' scheme: Paswan
Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand have joined the 'One Nation-One Ration Card' scheme, taking the total number of states and union territories connected under the scheme to 24, food minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Saturday.Remaining states/UTs are targeted to be integrated in national portability by March 2021, he added.