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Maharashtra government launched Aadhaar-authenticated Direct Benefit Transfer portal “MahaDBT”

The 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 has become the first state in India to launch such a system that will provide direct benefits with Aadhaar authentication. The MahaDBT portal ..

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Indian Army developed Humraaz app for soldiers to track promotions and postings

The Indian Army has developed a mobile application ‘Humraaz’ through which serving soldiers can track details like postings and promotions. Through the ‘Humraaz’ app, soldiers can also view their monthly salary slips and the Form 16 and also download them. For security reasons, the installation of the application has been linked to verification of Aadhaar ..

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Government launches Revamped Aadhaar Toll-Free Helpline No. 1947

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a revamped version of its Toll-free helpline number: 1947, in the wake of growing usage of Aadhaar number in the services like Banking, government welfare schemes etc. Key facts The service will be free of cost and will be available on all days on IVRS (Interactive Voice ..

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Aadhaar and Right To Privacy

The Aadhaar project was challenged on grounds of violating the right to privacy. The government has defended Aadhaar on the basis of the 1954 SC judgment, wherein it was held that Right to privacy is not a fundamental right. While defending the scheme, Attorney General said that privacy as fundamental right has been to various ..

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