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EC Launches Voter Verification and Information Programme

Keeping in mind the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched the Voter Verification and Information Programme (VVIP) so that citizens can verify their names, new registrations, changes in the voter details and check corrections in the voter ID cards. A 2-days Training-cum-Workshop on the use of Information & ..

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Aadhaar cards are now valid travel documents for Indians travelling to Nepal and Bhutan

According to recent Union Home Ministry communique, Aadhaar cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 years travelling to Nepal and Bhutan. Indians other than those in the two age brackets will not be able to use Aadhaar to travel to the two neighbouring countries, for which no visas are ..

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Andhra Pradesh Government launches Bhuseva and Bhudaar web portal

Andhra Pradesh Government has launched Bhuseva and Bhudaar web portal through which people can view land records online. People can get land record records online through these portals using Aadhaar card. Bhudaar security policy was also launched to provide security to the land records of farmers. Bhudaar It is 11 digit unique identification code to ..

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Supreme Court declares Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid for filing of IT returns and allotment of PAN

On September 26, the Supreme Court of India (SCI) declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid for filing of IT returns and allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN), but struck down some of its provisions including its linking with bank accounts, mobile phones and school admissions. A 5-judge constitution bench headed by Chief ..

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Global Findex database, 2017 [Key Findings]

At the time the governments pet project Aadhaar is facing huge criticisms, a respite has come from the World Bank in its global Finindex database 2017. The World Banks observations in its Global Findex database 2017 related to financial inclusion are India’s “strong government” push to increase account ownership through biometric identification cards helped narrow ..

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