A move which was being anticipated since long, Government has now ordered that every insurance policy needs to be linked with Aadhaar data from now on.
Indian Railways has decided to use technology & AI, along with last 13 years of data to predict whether a waitlisted ticket can be confirmed or not.
Giving more steam to Aadhaar push, Government has filed affidavit with Supreme Court, with final deadlines for linking Aadhaar with Mobile No. & Bank A/c
With the Government pushing Aadhaar as a standard identity document, the Supreme Court has questioned the Government's compulsion for Aadhaar-SIM linking.
In a reply to an RTI, RBI has made it clear that they have not issued any official instructions that make linking your bank accounts to Aadhaar mandatory.
In this case, the victim who is highly educated, was frightened into divulging his SIM number, for linking with Aadhaar. His SIM was cloned & money looted.
It makes complete sense to use Aadhaar biometric database at Airports across the country. It's even had successful runs at a few airports on a small scale.
Govt. can soon announce mandatory linking of all driving licence with Aadhaar, whereas mAadhaar as ID Proof for rail passengers is now ok
India Post has announced that they will transform each and every 1.55 lakh post offices into payments bank outlets which will work on Aadhaar-based banking.
After a judgement passed by Supreme Court in February this year, Govt. is pushing all telecom operators to ask their users to link their SIMs with Aadhaar.