Aadhaar Current Affairs, GK & News

Aadhaar

Aadhaar is a unique identification number which is issued to all Indian residents under section 3 of The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016. This 12 digit unique identity number serves as a proof of identity anywhere in India. United States Of America also have a similar kind of ..

What is Section 142 of Social Security Code?

The Ministry of Labour and Employment recently notified Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020. The Section covers applicability of the Aadhhar. Why was Section 142 notified? The notification will enable the Ministry of Labour and Employment to collect Aadhaar details from the beneficiaries of various social security schemes. This includes migrant workers as ..

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National Digital Health Mission

The Government of India recently approved the Health Data Management Policy of the National Digital Health Mission. It sets out minimum standard for data privacy protection to be followed to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The policy is to act as a guidance document across the National Digital Health Ecosystem. About National Digital ..

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Labour Ministry announces Draft Rules under Code on Social Security

On November 15, 2020, the Labour Ministry released draft rules under Code on Social Security. The rules provide for Aadhaar-based registration. This includes registration of gig workers, unorganized workers and platform workers on the portal of Central Government. Highlights The draft rules have been linked to the Employees Provident Fund Organization, National Social Security Board, ..

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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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Finance Minister launched instant Aadhaar based E-KYC

On May 27, 2020, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman launched instant Aadhaar based E-KYC. Highlights The facility will be available for PAN applicants that possess valid Aadhaar number. They should also have a mobile number registered with Aadhaar. The process of allotting PAN is paperless and is also free of cost. Union Budget The ..

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