aadhaar card Current Affairs, GK & News

What are the Key features of ‘UIDAI Aadhaar FaceRD App’?

Recently, Aadhaar FaceRD App was revealed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI. This app would allow the Aadhaar Authentication User Agencies (AUA) to capture person’s face for authentication purposes. UIDAI has developed the “Aadhaar Face Authentication Technology” in house. The app would allow the verification of Aadhaar card holders anytime and at any ..

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Sri Lanka ‘Unitary Digital Identity framework’

India has agreed to provide a grant to Sri Lanka for implementing a ‘Unitary Digital Identity framework’. Key Points The Unitary Digital Identity Framework is apparently modelled on the Aadhaar card. Sri Lankan government will give priority to the implementation of this Framework as a national level programme. Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers approved this ..

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India Post Payment Bank achieves 3.6 crore customers

The India Post Payment Bank, even amid COVID-19 pandemic, has attained 3.6 crores of customers. Till September 15, 2020, the bank had completed 38,500 crores of financial transactions. Highlights In August 2019, it had crossed the milestone of one crore customers. This has been achieved by the bank in just two years of launch. The ..

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Aadhaar authentication for new GST registration activated

Aadhaar authentication has been activated by the Government for the registration of new goods and services tax, which will provide an impetus for the enhancement of ease of doing business. Physical verification is not needed for new registration but the GST registration without Aadhaar authentication needs physical verification that may take a longer time period. ..

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UIDAI’s 10-year success-The State of Aadhaar Report

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the statutory body established in January 2009 under the Ministry of Electronics and Information is solely responsible for providing AADHAR cards. Aadhaar even after 10 years is the world’s largest bio metric ID system in the world Highlights In 2009, nearly 5 million births were unregistered. However, today the ..

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Supreme Court: Linking of Aadhaar with PAN Mandatory

The Supreme Court has upheld the government’s decision and ruled that it would be mandatory for all Aadhaar holders to link it with the permanent account number (PAN) for filing of income tax returns. However, in a partial setback to the government, the apex court refused to make it compulsory for those people who do not possess ..

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