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Govt to issue unique identity number for start-up enterprises

May 07, 2016

Govt to issue unique identity number for start-up enterprises

Start-up enterprises will get a unique identity that will help them to seamlessly interact with a host of government departments. #UID #Modi #DIPP #Start up
Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar bill aimed at better targeting of govt subsidies, services

Mar 11, 2016

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar bill aimed at better targeting of govt subsidies, services

The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Aadhaar bill to provide a unique identity to residents and give legal teeth to the government in ensuring that its subsidies and services directly reach the beneficiaries in entirety. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Arun Jaitley #UID #Aadhaar #parliament #Aadhaar Bill
Can NREGA's success be replicated in urban areas as well to create robust infrastructure

Feb 02, 2016

Can NREGA's success be replicated in urban areas as well to create robust infrastructure

NREGA is evidently an excellent scheme which needs to be replicated in other areas too like urban locations where labour can be used for creating infrastructure and rewarded with a fair wage #finance ministry #NREGA #UID #Aadhaar #Rural development #urban areas #CPI Inflation
Aadhaar card helped India increase access and reduce corruption: World Bank

Jan 14, 2016

Aadhaar card helped India increase access and reduce corruption: World Bank

Stating that India increased access and reduced public corruption through the Aadhaar scheme, the World Bank says digital technologies can promote inclusion, efficiency, and innovation. #China #US #World Bank #NewsTracker #Kaushik Basu #UID #Aadhaar #Internet access #Digital India
About 93 percent of adults in India have Aadhaar card, says UIDAI

Oct 30, 2015

About 93 percent of adults in India have Aadhaar card, says UIDAI

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Friday said 93 per cent of adults in India voluntarily possess Aadhaar number, as per a recent finding. #Delhi #NewsTracker #UID #Aadhaar #UIDAI #Migrants #Registrar General #Unique Identity
Home ministry plans database of jail inmates' fingerprints, critics say it's a violation of rights

Aug 17, 2015

Home ministry plans database of jail inmates' fingerprints, critics say it's a violation of rights

Less than a year after PM Modi called for enrollment of prisoners in the Aadhaar scheme, the home ministry has decided to establish a national fingerprint database by collating records held by all states. #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Home Ministry #UID #Aadhaar #NIC #PM Modi #Prisons in India #crime investigation
Centre urges SC to transfer pleas for scrapping Aadhaar to larger constitutional bench

Aug 05, 2015

Centre urges SC to transfer pleas for scrapping Aadhaar to larger constitutional bench

The Centre on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court that the pleas for scrapping of government's ambitious project to grant Aadhaar cards to all citizens be referred to a constitutional bench as they relate to issues which require authoritative pronouncement. #India #RBI #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #UID #Aaadhaar Card
Aadhaar enrolments at 73.7 cr till mid-July: Govt

Jul 24, 2014

Aadhaar enrolments at 73.7 cr till mid-July: Govt

UIDAI is an attached office of the Planning Commission with the mandate to issue a unique identity number - Aadhaar - to every resident of the country.
#India #Supreme Court #Nandan Nilekani #UID #Aadhaar #UIDAI #Direct Benefit Transfer #DBT
Bill to give UIDAI legal status in Parliament next week

Dec 08, 2013

Bill to give UIDAI legal status in Parliament next week

"The government has planned to bring the National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2013, in Parliament next week," an official said. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Nandan Nilekani #UID #parliament #UIDAI