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UIDAI — Aadhaar — DBT gets big push to go ahead

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gave a vote of confidence to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which is generating Aadhaar numbers for India’s 1.2-billion strong population. He sought the speedy roll-out of the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme, a flagship programme of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. This effectively ends a turf war, which had raised questions…

Deadline for Aadhaar Cards on February 28, 2014 in West Bengal

The West Bengal government set February 28 as the deadline for distributing Aadhaar cards among all Bengal residents, prompting many to wonder about the feasibility of covering over six crore people in little over five-and-a-half months. Providing Aadhaar numbers to all citizens above the age of five is the precursor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s dream project…

Aadhaar recognizes 1,600 more transgender persons

This is an ongoing update of Aadhaar and UID. In that in October of 2011 there had already been over 12,500 issued as transgender to various communities around the India. Life is a daily struggle for transgender and Hijras through out the world but especially in India which makes the foresight of the UID team…

More than 400 mn Indians have Aadhaar numbers

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued more than 402.9 million Aadhaar numbers till date and the body will achieve the target of 600 million enrolments by 2014. “UIDAI has reiterated that the target of 60 crore Aadhaar enrolments will be achieved by 2014. More than 40 crore 29 lakh Aadhaar numbers have been issued till date…

Come September, cash subsidy for LPG to reach Rs 1.4 cr consumers

The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dr M Veerappa Moily has given go ahead to roll out  Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme in 35 more high Aadhaar coverage districts on Sept 01, 2013 in the existing DBTL States. With this total number of districts to be covered by DBTL Scheme comes to…

Maharashtra to disburse Salary through Aadhaar linked Bank Accounts

Maharashtra became first state to disburse Salary through Aadhaar (UIDAI) linked Bank Accounts. State Government of Maharashtra initiated a program “UID for faster Salary” for its employees in the state. The objective is to process salaries only for those employees, who are enrolled under Aadhaar program. Maharashtra became first state to disburse Salary through Aadhaar linked…

SAP powered by Aadhaar UID

SAP India to enable Union govt to improve operational efficiency of various health programs. TracOHealth leverages the power of Aadhaar (UID) to uniquely identify beneficiaries and has been designed with the ability to work even in the remotest corners of the country. Powered by SAP HANA, with both web and mobile interfaces, TracOHealth provide real time analytics…

Aadhaar to be linked to services

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Chief secretary R S Sharma, who was earlier the director general Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI), has given a deadline of December 2013 to all the government departments to ensure that the service delivery is linked with Aadhaar cards completely by that time. Sharma said Aadhaar should be made compulsory in issuance of driving licenses, land registration,…

UID details may be used to process passport applications – Times Of India

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Top officials of the MEA and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) are expected to meet in New Delhi on Friday to work out the finer details of a plan for use of Aadhaar information in passport processing work. Anil Kumar Sobti, director of the passport division in the MEA, said they are working on the technicalities that…

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