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In notifications issued on their websites, at least two schools have made Aadhaar cards of students mandatory in the list of documents required at the time of admissions.
Bengaluru has witnessed the highest incidence of home-based enrolments for Aadhaar, bagging almost 50 per cent of the total such registrations done in the state.
Rajamma (95) was elated when she got her Aadhaar enrolment earlier this month, even though she has no supporting documents for proof of identity or address.
What is more shocking is that when he went to find out why is he not getting his pension from the officials, it came to light that his number was linked to that of a person, who is already dead.
After multiple vain attempts to get an Aadhaar card, finally in 2018, she got to know the reason behind this.
The Delhi High Court asked the Centre to respond to a plea asking if missing children could be traced by using Aadhaar biometrics, why could the same system not be used to identify the dead.
Social activist Amit Sahni had filed the petition seeking the court’s direction to the Centre and the UIDAI to utilise Aadhaar biometrics to identify the unidentified dead bodies.
The petition has contended that the breaches occurred due to "negligence and willful recklessness" on the part of UIDAI in adopting reasonable security measures to secure private information.
The high court Monday questioned the Union government as to how it could take such a stand that it would not give salary to its employees .because their Aadhaar card
The official stated that linking of the Aadhaar card for drawing benefits has helped the government to remove the ghost beneficiaries.
The court was hearing a petition filed by social activist Amit Sahni seeking a direction to the Centre and UIDAI to utilise Aadhaar biometrics to identify the unidentified dead bodies.
Bharti Airtel said it has begun with select circles including Delhi, UP (East) and UP (West), and will extend it to other locations in future.
The UIDAI is planning to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras, in a mega project that involves opening of facilitation centres for enrolment and update services in 53 cities and towns across India.
The Supreme Court had last month upheld the scheme's constitutional validity but restricted the government's push to make it mandatory for various services.
The UIDAI wrote to banks after it received legal opinion on the matter, in the wake of a recent SC verdict that restricted the use of Aadhaar by private entities but cleared it for welfare schemes.