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UIDAI to host ‘Aadhaar Hackathon 2021’

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is set to host the ‘Aadhaar Hackathon 2021’ from October 28, 2021. About Aadhaar Hackathon The Aadhaar Hackathon is set to identify young innovators in the area of information technology. The event will start from October 28 and end on October 31, 2021. Hackathon will be organised for young innovators who ..

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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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Parliamentary Standing Committee: No Sufficient Checks on genuineness of Fertilizer Subsidy

On March 20, 2020, the Parliamentary Standing Committee that was set up under the leadership of the Lok Sabha Member Kanimozhi Karunanidhi submitted its report. The Committee was set up to check whether genuine farmers are getting fertilizer subsidy. Highlights The Report says that until December 2019, 1182.04 lakh metric tonnes of fertilizers have been ..

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One Nation-one Ration Card Scheme implemented on pilot basis

In a major boost to national food security Government of India launched One Nation-One Ration Card scheme on pilot basis in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra and Gujarat. The pilot project is effective from 1 August 2019. One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme seeks to allow portability of food security benefits. One Nation-One Ration Card scheme ..

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