Aadhar Card Current Affairs, GK & News

Linking voter rolls to Aadhar-Merits and Demerits

On December 21, 2021, Rajya Sabha passed The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, by voice vote. The bill enables for linking electoral roll data with the Aadhaar ecosystem. Background A Parliamentary Standing Committee presented a report on demands of grants of Law Ministry, in Rajya Sabha on March 6, 2021. Committee had advocated for linking ..

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UIDAI seeks exception from Data Bill

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has appealed from exemption from Personal Data Protection (PDP) Law, to avoid the duplicity of laws. Key facts UIDAI is already being governed by the Aadhaar Act. The PDP law was making Aadhaar compulsory for several services including the banks, which first initiated the data privacy debate. Unique ..

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Aadhaar can be ID proof for GRE, TOEFL

Education Testing Service (ETS) has allowed use of Aadhar card for GRE and TOFEL Exams. Key points Indian students who are writing GRE or TOEFL examinations will be allowed to use their Aadhaar cards as identification proof from July 1, 2021. This decision was taken by Educational Testing Service as many students have faced difficulties ..

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