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Feb 10, 2018
UIDAI says no essential service or benefit can be denied due for want of Aadhaar numberUIDAI said no essential service or benefit like medical facility, school admission or ration through PDS can be denied for want of Aadhaar number.
Jan 09, 2018
Despite Centre's Aadhaar push, its benefits for poor are unclear and impact on PDS is not fully known, claims RBI reportThe benefits of Aadhaar, India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor is not studied enough, a new study published by an arm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has concluded.
Nov 23, 2017
Much of opposition to Aadhaar on grounds of privacy is a mere nuisance, says Union minister KJ AlphonsMuch of the opposition to the use of Aadhaar cards for delivering government services on grounds of privacy being violated is a mere nuisance, KJ Alphons said
Nov 22, 2017
Maharashtra govt to sell tur dal at subsidised Rs 55 a kilo through PDS systemYellow, saffron and white card holders can buy tur dal buy from rationing shops.
Oct 26, 2017
After Jharkhand girl's death, Centre asks states not to deny PDS food to poor sans AadhaarStates and Union Territories will have to make arrangements to provide Aadhaar enrolment facilities to those without Aadhaar and link their Aadhaar numbers with ration card
Oct 21, 2017
Mother of Jharkhand child who starved to death thrown out for 'defaming' villageThe mother of an 11-year-old girl, who allegedly died due to starvation on September 28, was on Saturday thrown out of her village in Jharkhand's Simdega district.
Sep 07, 2017
Evaluating direct cash transfers Part-II: Correct the mistakes and go ahead, junking PDS reforms wholesale is no solutionCurrently, the burden of transitioning to the direct cash transfer system is on the poorest. The burden of change should be on the administration
Sep 06, 2017
Evaluating direct cash transfers Part-I: Problems are for real but most beneficiaries prefer new system to old PDSAs per the evaluation done by JPAL, nearly 20 percent beneficiaries did not get any cash. When people do not get either subsidised food grains or cash to buy it with, even if it is just 1 percent failure, it is cruel
Jul 19, 2017
UP govt tells Allahabad HC that all family members' Aadhaar will be linked with ration cards for PDSThe Aadhaar numbers of all members of a family in UP, not just the head of a household, will be linked with their ration card.
Jul 07, 2017
Aadhaar issue: SC to set up constitution panel after vacation bench refuses to pass interim orderThe Supreme Court on Friday said that all the issues arising out of Aadhaar should be finally decided by its constitution bench.