Aadhaar mandatory for beneficiaries of schemes under tourism and culture ministries
The ministries of tourism and culture have issued notifications making it mandatory for beneficiaries of their various schemes to have Aadhaar numbers.
New Delhi: The ministries of tourism and culture have issued notifications making it mandatory for beneficiaries of their various schemes to have Aadhaar numbers.
The notifications state that beneficiaries of their various schemes need to have Aadhaar as an identity document for delivery of services, benefits and subsidies from the government.
The schemes of the tourism ministry are mostly programmes to train individuals in short-term courses to generate employability.
The schemes of the culture ministry are mostly financial assistance in the form of scholarships and fellowships to people in the field of culture.
These two ministries now have joined five other central government ministries which have issued 14 similar notifications for 11 schemes, including access to primary and secondary education.
"Any individual desirous of availing the benefits under the scheme is hereby required to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar or undergo Aadhaar authentication," said the notification from the tourism ministry.
The 14 notifications earlier were issued by the ministries of social justice and empowerment, human resource development, health and family welfare, labour and employment, and women and child development.
Most of these ministries have asked beneficiaries to enrol for Aadhaar in order to avail benefits under their schemes.
The tourism ministry's 12 May notification states that those who had applied for Aadhaar before 30 March, 2017 would be able to avail benefits.
The culture ministry's 3 May notification has, however, set a deadline of 31 May for beneficiaries who do not possess the Aadhaar number to make an application for it.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
The Scientific Revolution of the 17th century yielded the figure of the modern scientist, single-mindedly dedicated to collecting empirical evidence and testing hypotheses against it.
Besides the Padma Shri in 2001, Naidu has also been conferred with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Kuchipudi in 1991, and several other awards, including from the Andhra Pradesh government and several reputed organisations.
It is one of the few magazines in the country (in any language) devoted entirely to humour. The publication groomed new writers and poets in Urdu humour, leading them to recognition.