Aadhar Current Affairs, GK & News

NITI Aayog CEO on Aadhar

Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog has said that Aadhaar has become the substructure for various government welfare schemes. Aadhar, which is issued by UIDAI, has saved more than Rs 2 lakh crore for the government by eliminating duplicate and fake identities. The NITI Aayog CEO has said that Aadhaar is one of the world’s ..

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UIDAI on Using Aadhar data in crime investigations

Recently, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has told the Delhi High Court that fingerprints found at a crime scene cannot be matched against the Aadhaar database to identify criminals. Why did UIDAI object to using fingerprints for identifying criminals? According to UIDAI, using fingerprints to identify criminals is against the Aadhaar Act 2016. ..

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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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Only Aadhar authenticated bank accounts to get PM-Kisan payments: Govt

The Government of India has notified that the fourth instalment of the PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) income support scheme due in December 2019 will be transferred only to Aadhar-authenticated bank accounts of more than 50 million beneficiaries. This will be the first time since the launch of this scheme on 24 February 2019, ..

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Maharashtra Government launches two online portals MahaDBT, MahaVASTU

Maharashtra Government has launched two online portals MahaDBT and MahaVASTU to streamline the process of direct benefit transfer (DBT) and to bring in more transparency in construction sector. With this, Maharashtra became first state in the country to launch such a system that will provide direct benefits with Aadhaar authentication. Key Facts MahaDBT portal: It ..

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Government launches Aadhaar Seeding Application  

The Union Ministry of Labour & Employment has launched Aadhaar Seeding Application for efficient service delivery and widening the reach of Employees Provident Fund (EPF) benefits. It was launched at the 217th special meeting of the Central Board of Employees Provident Fund (CBEPF/EPFO) in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Minster of State for Labour ..

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