AADHAAR MOBILE VERIFICATION
How to get 'free' e-PAN using Aadhaar
The facility can be availed on the income tax department's e-filing website: www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. This is a paperless, free-of-cost facility where you will get an e-PAN in near real-time.
Government launches mobile app to broaden reach of PM-Kisan
The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) was launched on February 24, 201...
Nirmala Sitharaman to attend financial outreach initiative in Guwahati on February 27
Aadhaar enrollment in Assam is abysmally low. Sunil Kum...
Umang app review: Provides access to nearly 600 e-governance services
The app is available in 12 languages.
Govt to provide facility of instant PAN through Aadhaar
The Government will soon launch a system under which PAN shall be instantly allotted online on the basis of Aadhaar without any requirement for filling up of detailed application form.
'Low KYC' norm to help mobile wallets retain their customers
An estimated over 200 million mobile wallets ran the risk of being cancelled by the regulators, once the deadline to upgrade their non-compliant accounts to ‘full KYC’ accounts expires on February 29. These are mostly the accounts whose KYC authentications through Aadhaar were ruled invalid by the Supreme Court by its landmark 2018 verdict.
India second largest mobile manufacturing hub globally: Kovind
The government is promoting manufacturing of mobile phones, TVs and other electronic devices, and National Policy on Electronics has been formulated in this regard.
Relief for financial firms as RBI allows video KYC
In a move that will enable banks and fintechs onboard customers remotely, RBI has amended its norms to allow the ‘know your customer’ (KYC) process to be completed through a mobile video conversation. The central bank has also facilitated eKYC and digital KYC by allowing use of Aadhaar or other e-documents in the customer due diligence process.
Aadhaar becomes mandatory for PMVVY scheme
Finance Ministry's notification suggests that if Aadhaar authentication fails due to poor biometrics or other reasons, then other methods for authentication must be adopted. Here's what senior citizens will have to submit to avail continued benefits.
India successfully used digital technologies to reduce disparities among population groups: UN
The World Social Report 2020, published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, notes how India harnessed the potential of digital technologies for more inclusive development. In the report, the UN said the experience of India suggests that mobile digital technologies need to be complemented by other technologies to reduce inequality in access to financial services.
Install mAadhaar app in your phone and never carry a physical Aadhaar card
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the Aadhaar number issuing body has launched the new version of the mAadhaar app that allows Aadhaar cardholder to access more than 35 services from his/her smartphone.
Big social media companies may be asked to maintain database of active mobile number of users
The Information Technology (IT) ministry has proposed that significant social media companies should maintain a database of active mobile numbers of all their users for verification purpose under a revised set of rules, according to a source.
How to update job leaving date yourself in EPFO records online
EPFO has launched an online facility where EPF account holders can update the exit date in the records.
Aadhaar At 10: Taking stock of India's ambitious mission to provide unique digital identity to all
An ambitious study covering 1,67,000 Indians by development consulting firm Dalberg sheds light on people’s experiences and perceptions. The ‘State of Aadhaar’ report is based on the most extensive survey ever on Aadhaar. The survey can provide valuable lessons for other countries on improving public services for the vulnerable.
NSDL ends Aadhaar e-sign services
With NSDL no longer supporting e-sign, brokerages and fintechs will now have to physically onboard customers. eSign is an online electronic signature service that can facilitate an Aadhaar holder to digitally sign a document.
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