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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. #NewsTracker #UID #Aadhaar #UIDAI #Migrants #Delhi #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. #RBI #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #UID #Aaadhaar Card #India
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. #Supreme Court #Nandan Nilekani #UID #Aadhaar #UIDAI #Direct Benefit Transfer #DBT #India
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
Legal status for UIDAI Bill to be introduced in winter session, says Plan Comm

Nov 07, 2013

Legal status for UIDAI Bill to be introduced in winter session, says Plan Comm

The Bill that seeks to provide statutory status to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will be introduced in the winter session of the Parliament next month. #NewsTracker #Unique Identification Authority of India #UID #Aadhar card #National Identification Authority of India
SC to hear pleas against implementation of Aadhaar scheme today

Oct 08, 2013

SC to hear pleas against implementation of Aadhaar scheme today

The Supreme Court will today hear a batch of petitions, including the one filed by social worker like Aruna Roy against the implementation of the Aadhaar scheme or the "Unique Identification Number" System (UID), by linking it to various welfare schemes. #Supreme Court #WhatNext #Aadhaar #Aruna Roy #Welfare Schemes #Unique Identification Number #UID number
SC agrees to hear Centre plea for modification of order on Aadhaar

Oct 04, 2013

SC agrees to hear Centre plea for modification of order on Aadhaar

The Centre today moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of an earlier order which said Aadhaar card is not mandatory and no person should be deprived of any government schemes for want it. #India #Supreme Court #UID #Aadhaar #government schemes