Aadhaar woes for Bijbehara residents

Aadhaar woes for Bijbehara residents

Bijbehara: Hundreds of Bijbehara residents, particularly the school students are facing difficulties in securing the Aadhaar cards from the Bijbehara municipality. The private company contracted by the state government to assist the local authorities have abandoned the town with the district authorities choosing to ignore the public plight. Tariq Ahmed Mir, the Aadhaar enrolment operator […]

Aadhaar Data: Katoch nominated Nodal Officer

SRINAGAR: The Government today nominated Raj Kumar Katoch, Additional Secretary to Government, Information Department as the Nodal Officer for the purpose of security of personal information/sensitive personal data under the Aadhaar Act-2016 and Information Technology Act-2000 respectively.  

Aadhaar to be mandatory for open school examination

Aadhaar to be mandatory for open school examination

NEW DELHI: Aadhaar will now be mandatory for those appearing for open school exams to ensure there are no proxy candidates appearing on others’ behalf. Following approval from the HRD Ministry, the National Institute of Open Learning (NIOS) has decided to make Aadhaar mandatory for candidates appearing for the next examination, a senior NIOS official […]

Aadhaar cards necessary, but not available to many

Aadhaar cards necessary, but not available to many

Srinagar: While Aadhaar cards are now seen as a pre-requisite for availing facilities like banking and subsidies, the process of acquiring the bio-metric identity is a challenging task in Kashmir. Aadhaar cards are mandatory for transferring direct cash subsidies to beneficiaries, maintaining bank accounts, obtaining ration cards, and sim-card activation among others. Recently, the process […]

Chief Secretary reviews Aadhaar enrolment

Chief Secretary reviews Aadhaar enrolment

SRINAGAR: To give impetus to Aadhaar enrolment in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Tuesday chaired a review meeting here. Drawing attention to this major reform initiative, Chief Secretary said that Chief Minister while chairing various developmental meetings of Jammu Division on 24.07.2017 stressed upon Aadhaar Enrolment and generating mass awareness about it […]

Kangan residents block highway demanding Aadhar cards

Kangan residents block highway demanding Aadhar cards

Kangan: Residents of Kangan and adjoining areas on Thursday staged protests outside sub-divisional magistrate office Kangan against delay in issuing Aadhar cards to them. Chanting slogans against authorities the protesters also blocked Srinagar-Leh highway at Kangan market bringing traffic to halt for some time. “We are visiting Kangan everyday to file the documents to get […]

Aadhaar-PAN linking must from July 1, govt notifies rules

Aadhaar-PAN linking must from July 1, govt notifies rules

New Delhi: Individuals having PAN will have to link it to their existing 12-digit biometric Aadhaar number from July 1, a government notification said. Aadhaar number or Aadhaar enrolment ID will also have to mandatorily quoted while applying for permanent account number (PAN), which is a must for filing tax returns, opening of bank accounts […]

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