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Aadhaar to be linked with caste, domicile certificates

Union Government has asked all state governments to link Aadhaar with caste and domicile certificates to be issued to school students. It is the first-of-its-kind initiative to be undertaken by Union Government to issue these certificates to the students within 60 days when they are studying in Class V or VIII. Key facts Union Government ..

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Aadhar not mandatory for availing welfare schemes of Government: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that Aadhar card is not mandatory for availing benefits of various welfare schemes of the government. Ruling in this regard was given by three-judge Constitution bench of SC while on hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Aadhar scheme. Supreme Court ruling Not mandatorily for citizens to have Aadhar ..

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Union Government to allow Aadhaar enrolments of NRIs, PIOs, OICs

Union Government has decided to allow Aadhaar enrollment of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). It was announced by Union Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh in written reply to Lok Sabha. This move will help all persons on the Indian soil (including resident Indian, OCI/PIO, NRIs and ..

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UIDAI to get new data centre in Gurgaon

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the agency which is implementing the Aadhaar project, will get a new data centre at Manesar town in Gurgaon, Haryana. The centre would serve as central repository for UIDAI to store basic demographic and biometric information of residents while issuing them the 12-digit Aadhaar number.

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Govt unveils Aadhaar-enabled service delivery system

The Union Government unveiled a new Aadhaar-enabled service delivery system that will provide a reliable mechanism of direct cash transfer to beneficiaries in a transparent manner. Objective: To eliminate fraud, black-marketing, pilferage in schemes and bribery in the delivery of government services. What is Aadhaar? A 12-digit unique number issued by the Unique Identification Authority ..

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