Actual Aadhaar charges: Full list

new-aadhaar-card-center-in-south-delhiDespite the UIDAI putting up disclaimers on its website to spread awareness some Aadhaar enrollment centres continue to dupe people. Reports of such centres charges a higher fee have been reported.

The enrollment of Aadhaar is supposed to be free and the official fee for changing one’s details is only Rs 25.

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How to link SIM with Aadhaar: Step by step instructions here

aadhar_1336507fIf your SIM cards are not linked to Aadhaar, it would be deactivated. The Centre has made it clear that all SIM cards must be linked with Aadhaar by February 2018. The Centre said in a notice that Aadhaar mobile linkage was being done as per orders passed by the Supreme Court in February 2017 while hearing the Lokniti foundation case.

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Aadhaar mandatory: Deadline will now be December 31

aadhar_1336507fThe deadline for Aadhaar being mandatory would be extended to December 31, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. The SC is hearing a batch of petitions challenging the decision of the government to make Aadhaar mandatory. The Centre said that at present the deadline for making Aadhaar mandatory was September 31.

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How to apply for death certificate with Aadhaar

aadharAadhaar will be mandatory for registration of death certificates. The order would come into force from October 1 2017. Under Section 3 (3) of the Registration of Birth and Death Act, 1969, Aadhaar number will be required for the purpose of establishing the identity of the deceased for the purpose of death registration in the following manner:

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Aadhaar mandatory for death certificates, will take effect on October 1

new-aadhaar-card-center-in-south-delhiAadhaar will now be mandatory for registration of deaths, the government has decided. This would come into effect from October 1 2017. Aadhaar would be required to establish the identity of the deceased for the purpose of death registration, the government said.

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AP cattle to get Aadhaar like numbers starting today

cowStarting June 1 the Andhra Pradesh government will embark on a project of issuing Aadhaar like unique numbers to cattle. The process of linking the Aadhaar number of the farmer or the owner of the cattle at the local veterinary hospital in Amaravati in Guntur district of the state will be launched in the presence of state agriculture minister S.Chandramohan Reddy.

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Aadhaar won’t be necessary for the following persons

The central government has issued a notification in which it has notified that the quoting of an Aadhaar number is not required for certain persons.
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Made Aadhaar mandatory to prevent fund diversion to shell companies: Centre

new-aadhaar-card-center-in-south-delhiThe centre on Thursday justified making Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns. Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi said that the centre had found a number of PAN cards being used to divert funds.

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Linking Aadhaar to PAN challenged in Supreme Court

new-aadhaar-card-center-in-south-delhiA petition has been filed in the challenging the decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns. A petition was moved by Kerala Communist Party of India leader Binoy Viswam in the SC questioning the introduction of Section 139 AA of the IT Act to link Aadhaar with PAN.

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Benefit of midday meal scheme to continue without Aadhaar

After a backlash, the Centre has clarified that no one will be deprived of the benefits of subsidy schemes for the want of an Aadhaar number. Other identity proofs will be accepted, the HRD ministry has clarified.

The clarification comes after several persons objected to the announcement of making Aadhaar mandatory for getting scholarship benefits under the midday meal scheme.

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