Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts mandatory, says RBI

Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts mandatory, says RBI

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India on Saturday said biometric identity number Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts is mandatory. The RBI clarification followed media reports quoting a reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application that suggested the apex bank has not issued any order for mandatory Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts. “The Reserve Bank clarifies […]

Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts mandatory, says RBI

Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts mandatory, says RBI

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India today said biometric identity number Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts is mandatory. The RBI clarification followed media reports quoting a reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application that suggested the apex bank has not issued any order for mandatory Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts. “The Reserve Bank clarifies that, […]

Now Aadhaar must for post office deposits, PPF, KVP

Now Aadhaar must for post office deposits, PPF, KVP

NEW DELHI: The government has made biometric identification Aadhaar mandatory for all post office deposits, PPF, the National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra. Existing depositors have been given time till December 31, 2017 to provide the 12-digit unique identification number. The ministry of finance has issued four separate Gazette notifications making Aadhaar mandatory […]

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 […]

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