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    The Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). This number is issued by taking a person's biometric details such as iris scan and fingerprints, and demogra...The Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). This number is issued by taking a person's biometric details such as iris scan and fingerprints, and demographic information like date of birth and address.The Supreme Court has stated that people need not link their Aadhaar number mandatorily with various financial services such as bank accounts, mutual funds etc. However, you still have to mandatorily to link your PAN with Aadhaar or quote your Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns or applying for a new PAN card.Browse through articles on this page to keep yourself up-to-date on all the news about Aadhaar. You will also find articles on various topics like who can apply for Aadhaar, process of applying for one, how to link your PAN with Aadhaar, updating details in Aadhaar, information on virtual Aadhaar, masked Aadhaar, mAadhaar etc. You will also find articles on charges of various Aadhaar-related services and how to use them.

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    The Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). This number is issued by taking a person's biometric details such as iris scan and fingerprints, and demographic information like date of birth and address.The Supreme Court has stated that people need not link their Aadhaar number mandatorily with various financial services such as bank accounts, mutual funds etc. However, you still have to mandatorily to link your PAN with Aadhaar or quote your Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns or applying for a new PAN card.Browse through articles on this page to keep yourself up-to-date on all the news about Aadhaar. You will also find articles on various topics like who can apply for Aadhaar, process of applying for one, how to link your PAN with Aadhaar, updating details in Aadhaar, information on virtual Aadhaar, masked Aadhaar, mAadhaar etc. You will also find articles on charges of various Aadhaar-related services and how to use them.

    Assam CM asks Deputy Commissioners to engage more private vendors to carry out Aadhaar enrolment expediently

    Sonowal with the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of all districts and reviewed thelaw and order situation before the forthcoming durga puja festivities, the COVID19 scenario and the rate of Aadhaar enrolment in the districts among others.

    How to get Aadhaar card printed in PVC form

    Any individual having an Aadhaar number can get this PVC card. The PVC card is easy to carry, more durable, instantly verifiable offline, UIDAI said in its tweet.

    Aadhaar numbers of office-bearers of any NGO now mandatory for registration

    The bill, which also seeks to bar public servants from receiving funds from abroad, was passed after a discussion in the Lower House even as many Opposition parties raised objections to the bill. Replying to the discussion on the bill, the govt stressed that it was necessary for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India).

    Government can allow Aadhaar authentication by entities for good governance: Dhotre

    The Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation, Knowledge) Rules, 2020 has been published in Gazette of India on August 5, 2020, he informed.

    Bill Gates lauds use of Aadhaar and NPCI in India

    Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, in an exclusive conversation with TOI's Surojit Gupta, said the whole Aadhaar and NPCI digital financial system in India has proven to be once again a "huge asset". "Getting payments out through digital cash transfers, that has been a fantastic thing, and obviously, India has done that at a scale that no other country ever has," he said. "India was able to use its digital financial capability where Aadhaar and the overall NPCI payment system works very well," Gates further added.Bill Gates lauds use of Aadhaar and NPCI in India

    Plot owner's Aadhaar, OTP must for registry in Haryana

    Now, all property details and revenue records have been digitised and each property has been given a unique identity number in the Haryana Land Records Information System (HALRIS), the portal used for registration and record of properties.

    Lok Sabha passes taxation bill to provide reliefs for taxpayers

    The Bill will replace the Taxation and other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020, promulgated in March. Among others, the bill seeks to give tax exemption for contributions made to PM-CARES Fund, which was set up in March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Eight organizations and 145 individuals write to govt on concerns on Aarogya Setu app

    The Aarogya Setu mobile app has been mired in controversy was introduced by the government as a contact tracing app in April. Internet and privacy activists have raised concerns about commercial or law enforcement use of sensitive personal data collected by the app.

    Home Ministry examines amendments to Identification of Prisoners Act

    Officials familiar with the details of the proposal said state governments have suggested the removal of the mandatory one-year rigorous imprisonment clause, empowering the magistrate to order the juveniles to be measured.

    Prevent Aadhaar misuse by locking your biometrics

    This feature will enable the individual to lock and temporarily unlock their biometrics. This is to protect the privacy and confidentiality of biometrics Data. Locked biometrics ensure the Aadhaar holder will not be able to use their biometrics for authentications, says UIDAI website.

    Sebi allows NSE to undertake e-KYC Aadhaar authentication

    NSE is the ninth entity approved by Sebi to undertake e-KYC Aadhaar authentication.

    32.71 crore permanent account numbers (PAN) linked with biometric ID Aadhaar: Govt

    The total PAN allotment as on June 29 stood at 50.95 crore, as per the tweet. The 12-digit biometric ID Aadhaar is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India, or UIDAI, to a resident of India, and PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number allotted by the income tax department to a person, firm or entity.

    Telecom companies seek to get charges for Aadhaar-based e-KYC authentication scrapped

    Mobile phone companies have urged the government to scrap the “unreasonably high” charges of Rs 41 for Aadhaar-based electronic-know your customer (e-KYC) authentication, saying it’s limiting the use of the facility for user verification.

    Delhi govt approves over 100 models for subsidy under new electric vehicles policy: Gahlot

    Kailash Gahlot launched a website having details of approved models, dealers, subsidy disbursal process as well as the network of 70 charging stations across the city.

    Google Pay has no access to Aadhaar database: Google to Delhi High Court

    The allegation, according to Google's affidavit, was made by financial economist Abhijit Mishra in the rejoinder filed by him in his PIL claiming that GPay was facilitating financial transactions without the requisite authorisation from RBI.

    Lord Padmanabha Swamy temple to open tomorrow but with restrictions

    Followers will have to book for darshan online through the temple website "spst.in" a day ahead of their visit to the shrine and before 5 pm, keep a copy of the same and carry their original Aadhaar card along with them during the temple visit.

    Step-by-step guide to GST registration through Aadhaar authentication

    Aadhaar authentication facility for new taxpayers has been rolled out from August 21, 2020.

    Paytm Payments Bank enables Aadhaar card-based services

    Soon features like cash deposit, interbank fund transfer etc. will also be made live, the company said, adding that this will benefit people in rural and semi-urban areas who have limited access to the physical bank branch and ATM.

    Aadhaar authentication for new GST registration is active from August 21: Official

    For those opting for Aadhaar authentication, new GST registration will be issued within three working days and would not need to wait for physical verification. However, those not opting for Aadhaar authentication for GST registration would be granted it only after physical verification of the place of business or documentary verification which may take up to 21 working days or more if notice is issued.

    GST registration after physical verification of biz place if Aadhaar not authenticated: CBIC

    In a notification, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) said when an applicant for GST registration opts for authentication of Aadhaar number, he shall, with effect from Friday (August 21), undertake the said authentication while submitting an application.

    Govt notifies new rules to expand the use of Aadhaar beyond welfare schemes

    This means it can now be “voluntarily” linked to the upcoming health identity card-for-all project as well as existing government services such as obtaining a driving licence.

    How to update address in Aadhaar card online with and without proof

    As Aadhaar card can be submitted as a proof of address, it is important that the address mentioned is correct and up-to-date. If you want to update the address in your Aadhaar card, you can do in online as well. This can be done even if you do not have proof.

    Health ID: Another Aadhaar in the offing for new digital medical care ecosystem

    Government sources boast that once an individual is registered and gets a unique health ID, the chances of pilferage and misuse of several health schemes either by patients or doctors, hospitals and medical device manufacturers would get minimised.

    Aadhaar-based farmer database in the works

    “The database, to be completed by June 30, will have satellite imaging of individual farm land so that farmers may be provided advisories based on the kind of land they possess and the crop they grow,” said Vivek Agarwal, joint secretary of newly created Digital Agriculture Division.

    PM releases Rs 17,000 crore to 8.5 crore farmers under PM-KISAN scheme

    The prime minister "released the 6th installment under the PM-KISAN scheme of Rs 17,000 crore to nearly 8.5 crore farmers. The cash benefit was transferred directly to their Aadhaar verified bank accounts with the press of a button," an official statement said.

    Aadhaar no longer mandatory for Odisha's portal for returnees

    A division bench of Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq and Justice CR Dash was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Puri-based labour activist Mahendra Kumar Parida. The PIL alleged that the government’s decision to seek Aadhaar numbers, as the sole and mandatory proof to validate registrations on its portals for returning migrants and others, was arbitrary and illegal.

    Aadhaar no longer mandatory for Odisha's portal for returnees

    Registration of migrant workers didn't qualify for Aadhaar to be used in this manner - as the sole identity proof. Mandating it for people wanting to return home during this lockdown and thereby limiting a citizen's right to move freely was also violative of Article 14 of the Constitution, argued the PIL, a copy of which ET has seen.

    CDSL gets UIDAI nod for e-KYC Aadhaar authentication

    Once market intermediaries register as KUA, they can open accounts using Aadhaar-based e-KYC (electronic Know Your Customer).

    Facial recognition, iris scans may be used for welfare scheme payouts

    The current mode of biometric authentication used for vetting credentials in the AePS system — fingerprint scanning — is not in line with distancing norms. It requires bank account holders to press fingertips to scanners at micro-ATM points multiple times.

    Algorithm Transparency for accountability is a must to protect world against weaponisation of AI by Non-State Actors: PM Modi at RAISE 2020 virtual summit

    Speaking at RAISE 2020 Virtual Summit, Primr Minister Narendra Modi emphasised upon the advantage of UID Aadhaar for utilising AI to benefit 1.3 billion people of India. While talking of Algorithm transparency and benefits of AI for human development, he also emphasised that the world needs to come together to ensure this technology is not misused by non-state actors. Watch!Algorithm Transparency for accountability is a must to protect world against weaponisation of AI by Non-State Actors: PM Modi at RAISE 2020 virtual summit

    India Post Payments Bank attains 3.6 crore customers amid the pandemic

    The bank attained a total customer base 3.6 crore and completed over Rs 38,500 crore financial transactions cumulatively until September 15, the bank said in a release. IPPB launched its operations just two years ago. In August last year, it had crossed the milestone of one crore customers.

    UPI transactions at Rs 3.29 lakh crore in September

    Through the IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) mode of payment, transactions in September rose to Rs 2.48 lakh crore from Rs 2.35 lakh crore in August. The number of transactions grew to 27.96 crore from 24.61 crore.

    How tax will be collected at source from individuals on these transactions from Oct 1

    TCS will be levied on foreign remittances made through the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and for buying foreign travel packages. Here is a look at the rules regarding the applicability of TCS and how much tax is leviable.

    Docking NGOs for a few bad apples? FCRA may cause unintended hurdles for the genuine ones

    Past experience may have led to introduction of greater control of NGOs yet some other amendments will only result in unintended operational challenges for genuine NGOs across India, which are engaged in diverse areas.

    Aadhaar model can help in vaccinating population quickly: Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani

    Nandan Nilekani says it is “supercritical” that India uses its “best digital infrastructure” to speedily inoculate its population. The Infosys chairman said the country stands to gain amid the economic disruption wrought by Covid-19, with the world looking for prowess in manufacturing.

    Parliament passes FCRA Amendment Bill; govt says bill not against any NGO

    Replying to a debate on the bill, Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the legislation was not against any NGO and is an effort to maintain transparency.

    9 key changes in ITR-1 and ITR-2 for FY 2019-20

    The Income-tax Department has made several changes in the ITR forms applicable for tax filing for FY 2019-20. Here are the key changes introduced in ITR-1 and ITR-2 which should be kept in mind while filing the return for the assessment year 2020-21.

    FCRA: What do the proposed amendments in foreign contribution norms entail?

    The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to amend the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act to make furnishing of Aadhaar numbers of office-bearers of any NGO mandatory for registration and also effect other changes. The bill also seeks to bar public servants from receiving funds from abroad and proposes to enable the Centre to allow an NGO or association to surrender its FCRA certificate. ET's Rahul Tripathi and Sakshi Prashar bring you all the details. (Text: PTI)FCRA: What do the proposed amendments in foreign contribution norms entail?

    How to buy forex for foreign travel

    Before travelling to a foreign country, one can buy foreign currency from the dealers (including banks) authorised by the Reserve Bank of India. The amount of foreign currency that can be bought varies for different purposes as per RBI guidelines.

    SC to take up on June 9 pleas seeking review of verdict upholding validity of Aadhaar scheme

    The Supreme Court will take up on June 9 pleas seeking review of a verdict upholding the Centre's flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid but striking down some of its provisions, including its linking with bank accounts, mobile phones and school admissions.

    ETIG analysis: How Covid has exposed India's data-centric inadequacies

    The Indian administration doesn't have data on how many migrant workers lost their lives during the crisis. There is no record of the number of healthcare staff that have died fighting the coronavirus.

    Beauty parlours, saloons, spas told to collect Aadhaar, mobile numbers of customers in Tamil Nadu

    ​​The SOP also said owners should not allow employees having cold, cough or fever symptoms from working and ask them to approach a doctor immediately.

    What is expense ratio in mutual fund investments and how often does it get deducted?

    A mutual fund does not deduct the expense ratio all at once at the time of purchase. It is deducted on a daily basis after calculating its per day expense. Here's how it is calculated.

    Aadhaar authentications hit new high in April, May

    Aadhaar-based authentications touched a record high in April and May, topping 120 crore this month, as the government rolled out direct benefits to people using the Aadhaar platform under the PM Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP).

    Aadhaar linked post office savings account also eligible for govt subsidy transfer

    The circular has come after the government in April 2020 issued common application forms for investing in Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Scheme and other small savings schemes. The circular was issued by Department on Posts on August 11, 2020.

    From July, register enterprise online with Aadhaar, self-declaration

    "An enterprise can be registered just on the basis of Aadhaar number. Other details can be given on self-declaration basis without any requirement of uploading or submitting any paper - thus it is a paperless exercise in true sense," an official statement said.

    Importance of Form 26AS in ITR filing process

    The Form 26AS will come with a few rather significant changes this year. In its new avatar, the Form 26AS will become a potent tool in the hands of the tax authorities, which is why it is important for a tax payer to know about these changes.

    Authorities in Assam talking to UIDAI for secure NRC data

    The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the NRC update process in Assam, had in August last year ordered the authorities to implement an Aadhaar-like datasecurity regime for NRC.

    SBI relaunches Aadhaar-based online savings account opening facility

    The 'insta savings bank account' will offer a complete paperless and instant digital savings account opening with just PAN and Aadhaar number, the bank said in a release.

    Aadhaar issued to over 90 pc of population: Sanjay Dhotre

    In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Electronics and IT Sanjay Dhotre said the UIDAI does not maintain urban/rural bifurcation of the Aadhaar holders, and hence information in this regard is not available. "As on 29 February 2020, Aadhaar has been issued to 90.1 per cent of the population," Dhotre said.

    Your EPF withdrawal claim can be rejected in these cases, here's how to avoid this

    If you wish to withdraw from your EPF account, due to coronavirus-led financial stress or otherwise, your claim may be rejected for many reasons. Shambhavi Mehrotra of ET Online lists 5 such reasons and the steps you can take to ensure your claim gets accepted.Your EPF withdrawal claim can be rejected in these cases, here's how to avoid this

    How to link PAN with Aadhaar

    The government in the Union Budget 2017 had introduced a law making it mandatory for every individual having a PAN to link with their Aadhaar number. Here are different ways to link the same. The last date to link PAN with Aadhaar is March 31, 2021.

    Nirmala Sitharaman launches facility for instant, free PAN using Aadhaar

    The facility is a paper-less, free of cost and on a real-time basis. As per the income tax department, the turn-around-time of alloting an e-PAN is 10 minutes on a real-time basis.

    Ahmedabad civil hospital conditions pathetic, painful: Gujarat HC

    The facility has seen 377 COVID-19 deaths till Friday, which is a sizable portion of the 638 deaths reported in all hospitals during this period.

    Kota: UIDAI ADG sent to 15-day judicial remand in corruption case

    The judge said corruption is a social evil and if the accused of such crime are freed on bail, it would not be possible to eradicate it.

    RBI opens application window for private cos to set up NPCI-like umbrella entity

    The proposed entity, unlike NPCI, can be a for-profit entity as well with diversified shareholding with no single promoter allowed to hold more than 40% investment at the time of the application with stipulation reduce it to 25% within five years of operation, as per the final framework released by the central bank on Tuesday.

    Legal changes to link Aadhaar with voter ID soon: Government to EC

    Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora and the two election commissioners, Ashok Lavasa and Sunil Chandra, met legislative affairs secretary G Narayan Raju and additional secretary Rita Vashishth to discuss pending electoral reforms.

    ADG of UIDAI arrested for taking bribe in Delhi office

    ACB Director General (DG) B L Soni said the complainant had lodged a complaint with the ACB in Rajasthan's Kota, which was initially verified. Goyal is incharge of five states, including Rajasthan, and posted at the regional office of UIDAI in New Delhi, he said.

    Violations of law cannot be condoned under pretext of human rights: India to UNHCHR chief

    External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also asserted that India was a democratic polity based on the rule of law and an independent judiciary.

    CSCs to open 700 new centres for Aadhaar services

    Dinesh Tyagi, CEO of the CSC e-Governance Services, told ET that after a two year hiatus, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has given a green signal for the centers to restart the services.

    Aadhaar enrollment touches the 125 crore mark

    The Aadhaar, which was introduced in 2009, has crossed a new milestone achieved by crossing of the 125 crore mark. "This means that over 1.25 billion residents of India have the 12-digit unique identity," the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said in a press release.

    Dhiway offers blockchain tech for data verification

    This is to help companies and individuals avoid the hassle of establishing their personal identities, credentials or data many times over.

    Piped-water scheme to be Aadhaar-linked

    According to an official document of the Jal Shakti ministry, which is implementing the ambitious programme of providing tap water connection to every household (‘har ghar nal se jal’) in less than five years, the Aadhaar link will be done for “targeted delivery and monitoring of specific outcomes”.

    Food ministry extends deadline for seeding Aadhaar with ration cards till September

    "The timeline given to all states/UTs, under the Aadhaar notification of the Department of Food and Public Distribution dated February 7, 2017 (as amended from time-to-time) to complete the seeding of Aadhaar numbers with all ration cards/beneficiaries, has been extended up to September 30, 2020 by the department," an official statement said.

    No proposal to link social media users' profiles with Aadhaar: Govt

    Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also said that pornography, particularly child pornography, is a "serious menace" and measures are being taken to curb it. According to him, the government has taken several steps to keep a check on the spread of fake news, pornographic and anti-national content via social media platforms.

    Ratan Tata invests in Generic Aadhaar to bring affordable medicines to masses

    Generic Aadhaar follows a pharmacy-aggregator business model sourcing generic drugs directly from the manufacturer and providing it to the retailers.

    Daily wagers' balance enquiries choke system

    An unprecedented surge of enquiries from workers chokes digital channels.

    India uses Aadhaar, UPI platforms for striking digital diplomacy with friendly nations

    "The idea is to establish India as a tech hub, generate more business for private companies while improving bilateral partnerships,” a senior official told ET requesting not be identified. The person added that is a realisaton in multilateral forums in the especially G20 that India has digitalised rapidly particularly.

    Dvara KGFS announces transactions worth Rs 7 crore through Aadhaar-enabled payment system

    Villagers, especially those living in the remote rural areas were greatly encumbered to draw cash from the beginning of the lockdown for daily use as there was scarce or no access to banks or ATMs, the company elaborated while addressing the media.

    PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline extended to June 30, 2020

    For those who are yet to link their PAN with Aadhaar, this extension will come as a relief as not linking the two will lead to the PAN becoming 'inoperative', as per current income tax laws.

    Want to update your Aadhaar card details? Here's help

    Unique Identification Authority of India has permitted Common Service Centres to offer Aadhaar update services.

    PAN-Aadhaar, Tax saving, Form 16, belated ITR filing deadlines extended again

    The extension has been done to provide further relief to taxpaying individuals.

    Here is how taxman tracks your financial transactions

    The government recently amended the Form 26AS, which will show high-value transactions that are conducted by you in the financial year. However, there are other ways in which the tax department can track your financial transactions. Sanket Dhanorkar takes you through them. WatchHere is how taxman tracks your financial transactions

    Here's how the income tax department tracks your financial transactions

    The government recently amended the Form 26AS which will show high-value transactions that are conducted by you in the financial year. However, there are other ways in which the tax department can track your financial transactions. Given below are the list of those ways.

    UP to provide ration to all till June 30

    The move, announced on Friday, was in line with chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s strict directive that nobody in the state, whether in urban or rural areas, should suffer on account of lack of food, said Awanish Awasthi, additional chief secretary (home), UP.

    Identifying families via Aadhaar for govt schemes, EWS quota top PM Modi’s vision

    Other key recommendations include prosecution for crime against women to be taken up on ‘mission mode’ and the use of Artificial Intelligence to tackle cases pending in courts, besides preserving endangered tribal languages.

    Covid-19: Govt to transfer financial assistance only through DBT mechanism

    New Delhi, Apr 16 () The finance ministry on Thursday clarified that financial assistance to people hit by the Covid-19 crisis will be provided only through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism and no other means.

    90% of people trust data is safe with Aadhaar: Report

    The study relied on insights from two national household surveys on Aadhaar, conducted between May and September 2019 and captured the experience of over 167,000 residents, which makes it the largest primary dataset on the use of Aadhaar.

    PAN-Aadhaar linking: What will happen if PAN is not linked with Aadhaar by December 31?

    If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar by this date, then your PAN will become inoperative.

    Over 30 crore PANs linked with Aadhaar so far: Anurag Singh Thakur

    The total permanent account numbers (PANs) which are linked with Aadhaar number as on January 27, 2020, is 30,75,02,824, minister of state for finance Anurag Singh Thakur informed Lok Sabha. When asked if the government has extended the deadline period for Aadhaar-PAN linking, the minister responded in an affirmative "Yes sir".

    Now open SBI instant saving account purely online using PAN, Aadhaar sans documents

    The opening of State Bank of India (SBI) 'Insta Saving Bank Account' does not require an individual to visit their nearest SBI bank branch. The savings bank account can be opened from the comfort of their home.

    New rules to define limit of administrative expenses for NGOs

    The home ministry will frame a new set of rules to define the scope of administrative expenses for NGOs and a list of public servants barred from receiving foreign donations under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020.

    Telcos should provide location grid of bulk users during verification for new connections: DoT

    "In case of issuing new mobile connections to the bulk subscriber, during the physical verification of the premises of bulk subscribers, the latitude/longitude of the premises of the bulk subscriber and data and time of the inspection shall be captured and the same shall be inserted in the CAF and database," the DoT order said.

    EPFO eases norms for changing date of birth in records, linking UAN with Aadhaar

    As per the circular, EPF members can now correct the date of birth up to plus or minus three years instead of one year earlier. This would make the linking of Universal Account Number (UAN) with Aadhaar easier.

    Watch: How Arjun Deshpande impressed Ratan Tata with his pharma startup

    MUMBAI: Ratan Tata, on Thursday, invested an undisclosed amount in pharmaceutical venture Generic Aadhaar. Founded by Arjun Deshpande, the startup claims to have an annual revenue of Rs 6 crore and is looking at a revenue of Rs 150-200 crore in the next three years.Watch: How Arjun Deshpande impressed Ratan Tata with his pharma startup

    UIDAI wants 400 Aadhaar cards deactivated in Telangana

    Final decision on deactivation is taken by the UIDAI headquarters. Sources added that that even in the early days of the enrolment, the authority had recommended deactivation of cards after finding some irregularities.

    Fair, transparent process followed in MSIP bid: UIDAI on charges by tech companies

    Tech majors IBM, Wipro and Dell had allegedly flagged certain concerns around the evaluation process. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had floated a tender for contracting a managed services infrastructure provider.

    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.

    New Aadhaar-based e-KYC to help in seamless onboarding of customers: Ganesh Ram

    ‘It is a blessing for for distributors and investors’

    Laws recently passed by Parliament extended to Jammu & Kashmir

    According to MHA, this is the second and third order issued under which 21 central and local laws have been modified and made applicable to Jammu and Kashmir.

    EPFO to accept Aadhaar as birth proof online from subscribers

    EPFO has instructed field offices to expedite disposal of online requests, enabling PF members in financial distress, to apply online for availing non refundable advance from their provident fund accumulations to tide over the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Instant PAN launched, here's how to get e-PAN using your Aadhaar

    After launching the beta-facility in February, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has officially launched instant PAN- a paperless, free-of-cost service where you get e-PAN in near real-time, basis Aadhaar e-KYC. Shambhavi Mehrotra of ET Online tells you the process to get instant PAN.Instant PAN launched, here's how to get e-PAN using your Aadhaar

    Drop in Aadhaar enrolments in Jammu and Kashmir

    J&K has among the lowest Aadhaar coverage among states and union territories, with around 75% of the people enrolling so far.

    States must not delete ration card holders' names for lack of Aadhaar: Paswan

    The central government has asked states and union territories to ensure that names of people are not deleted from the ration card database due to non- possession of Aadhaar, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday.

    JPC on data bill to meet on Friday after 4 months; govt officials to brief the committee

    The committee last sought stakeholder feedback in February and wrote to the companies and institutions asking for a presentation from them which will support the “oral submission” that they make when they appear before the committee. The date of submission of the presentations was June 8.

    PFRDA allows Aadhaar-based offline, paperless KYC process to open NPS account

    The process enables immediate activation of NPS account due to instant KYC verification and also facilitates the immediate deposit of NPS contribution by the subscriber.

    Aadhaar-Pan linking date extended to June 30, 2020

    AADHAAR-PAN linking date extended to June 30, 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman briefs media.Aadhaar-Pan linking date extended to June 30, 2020

    Ajay Bhushan Pandey, author of the Aadhaar story, humbled by its global recognition

    The journey wasn’t easy and faced obstacles, including legal challenges that went up to the Supreme Court.

    PAN-Aadhaar linking: What happens if both are not linked by March 31?

    ​​The tax department has been putting out regular reminders regarding the same on its official Twitter handle. The department tweeted saying that it was "mandatory" to link PAN with Aadhaar and advised people not to "miss" the stipulated deadline of March 31.

    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.

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