EC to launch e-EPIC today: From how to get digital voter card to who is eligible, check details here
The e-elector photo identity card is a non-editable digital version of the elector photo identity card and it can be saved in facilities such as digital locker and can be printed in the PDF format, EC officials said
Business organisations using Aadhaar services will now have to pay Rs 20 for each customer verification and 50 paise for authentication of each transaction carried out by the entities, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said on Thursday
Telecom operators have already started the non-Aadhaar based KYC process in 85% Indian cities.
Airtel's digital KYC process has begun with select circles including Delhi, UP (East) and UP (West).
Telcos say there have been no specific instructions from the DoT to discontinue Aadhaar for eKYC.
The issue of the validity of eKYC is of particular concern to the private sector.
UIDAI says the move is aimed at curbing the possibility of fingerprint spoofing or cloning
The decision to extend the deadline was welcomed by banks and various stakeholders.
The Aadhaar project had the support of two governments, since it had been commenced when the Congress was in power.
Fielding questions on Twitter in a live chat, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey said that Aadhaar is based on minimum information and biometrics which is "least intrusive".
UIDAI says Aadhaar is not a profiling tool, claims identifiers and biometric data governed by strong laws
UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey said that Aadhaar is based on minimum information and biometrics which is "least intrusive"
Coalition for Aadhaar: A collective of private companies wants to ensure that Aadhaar ID and related services continue to be offered
This is a set of entities outside the govt sector, which includes private companies who believe in Aadhaar and its ability to have a positive impact
Coalition for Aadhaar: Group of private companies bat for use of Aadhaar for eKYC and background verification process
These companies include fintech firms, lending companies, verification agencies and others who extensively use the Aadhaar eKYC and authentication services.
Airtel has been allowed to use Aadhaar-based eKYC till 10 January; payments bank eKYC licence to remain suspended: UIDAI
The Aadhaar-issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), however, maintained that Airtel Payments Bank eKYC licence will "remain suspended till final enquiry and audit report"
In its strongest action yet, the UIDAI has temporarily barred Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank from conducting Aadhaar-based SIM verification of mobile customers using eKYC process as well as e-KYC of payments bank clients
UIDAI has not launched the iOS version of mAadhaar app at the time of writing but we can expect it to launch shortly.
UIDAI has blacklisted 1000 operators, FIRs filed against 20 individuals with regards to Aadhaar enrolment
The UIDAI has blacklisted or suspended around 1,000 operators while FIRs have been filed against 20 individuals in the last three months for malpractices such as charging for Aadhaar enrolment.
The Telecom Ministry has been instructed by the government to start the process of linking all existing and future mobile phone numbers to Aadhaar data.
Aadhaar proves its usefulness again as Karnataka successfully transfers subsidies to one million farmers
The disbursal of benefits to the farmers was realised through the Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB), which is popularly known as DBT.
In a letter to the Telecom Department, COAI has estimated the cost of re-verification of old mobile subscribers at about Rs 2,500 crores.