The government took a step back when it extended the deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking to 31st March for the sake of practicality and feasibility.
All telecom operators have informed Govt. that they are now ready with the infrastructure to make OTP based Aadhaar-Mobile linking available for everybody.
Department of Telecom has allowed call-based Aadhaar verification process, for all users who have their mobile numbers registered with Aadhaar authority.
Aadhaar Scamsters call up people claiming to be bank representatives and trick people into giving away their Aadhaar number and other bank details.
After linking of Aadhaar with LIC policy's made compulsory, scamsters are trying to rob valuable info by circulating fake messages to link Aadhaar using SMS
As per the latest circular issued, CBSE students are asked to mention their Aadhaar numbers or Enrollment IDs while applying for next year’s JEE Mains exam.
Just days after admitting that 210 Govt. websites displayed sensitive Aadhaar data on their portals, UIDAI has now claimed that no data was ever breached!
After repeatedly denying allegations or saying there is nothing to worry, UIDAI has admitted that 210 Govt. websites indeed showcased private Aadhaar data.
This comes as a big relief to millions of telecom users, who were finding it difficult to visit any of the telecom outlets for Aadhaar-Mobile Linking.
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.
It has been found that UIDAI, the nodal authority for Aadhaar Card, intentionally shared a large chunk of private Aadhaar data with two private firms.
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.
Andhra Pradesh has launched CDMS, India's first Id Proof-based Medicine Sale Process to tackle the problem of fake doctors & fake prescriptions.
In order to make Aadhaar-Sim linking simpler, Govt. has rolled out 3 new ways to ensure that all the people can do the linking before the deadline.
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.
Indian Government is pushing Aadhaar as a Unique ID for all Indians. But incidents like these are threatening to derail the entire process.
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.