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Do not insist on Aadhaar for admission: UIDAI to schools

The word of caution from UIDAI comes at a time when admissions to nursery and entry-level classes have just begun in over 1,500 private schools in Delhi.

published on : 25th December 2018

Aadhaar: Twists and turns in the biometric tale

From school admissions to getting marriage certificates to paying taxes to taking new mobile connections, Aadhaar touched multiple facets of people's lives as it became the default identifier.

published on : 24th December 2018

Aadhaar 2018: Twists and turns in the biometric tale

This was true for around 1.22 billion Aadhaar holders till doubts emerged that collection of biometric details, even for general service, could infringe on a citizen's privacy rights.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Aadhaar Act amendments propose enhanced powers to UIDAI, stiff penalties for violation of norms

The amendments talk about enhanced powers to UIDAI to issue directions, and also impose penalty if the directions are not followed.

published on : 18th December 2018

Home-based enrolments for Aadhaar highest in Bengaluru

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.

published on : 13th December 2018

Aadhaar enrolment possible even in absence of any document

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.

published on : 13th December 2018

Plea seeks Aadhaar use to identify the dead

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.

published on : 28th November 2018

HC grants time to UIDAI to file response on plea raising concern over Aadhaar data security

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.

published on : 19th November 2018

UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey to replace Hasmukh Adhia as Revenue Secretary

Announcing Adhia's retirement in a Facebook post, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government wanted him to continue in some "alternate" capacity but he declined to do so.

published on : 18th November 2018

Not possible to use Aadhaar biometrics to identify the dead, UIDAI tells Delhi HC

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.

published on : 12th November 2018

India's digital journey to accelerate with stronger safeguards: UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey

UIDAI CEO confirmed that the Aadhaar-issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has initiated the process of deleting the authentication log beyond six months.

published on : 4th November 2018

'Aadhaar Seva Kendras' to ensure ease in services: UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan

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.

published on : 30th October 2018

Allay concerns about Aadhaar among people: Par panel to UIDAI

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.

published on : 30th October 2018

UIDAI asks banks to use Aadhaar eKYC for direct benefit transfer users 

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.

published on : 28th October 2018

Aadhaar authentication to withdraw LPG subsidy at micro-ATMs to continue: UIDAI 

Presently more than 14 crore AEPS transactions by around 8 crore people take place every month.

published on : 18th October 2018
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