UID Project

  • Direct cash transfer facility for UID cardholders: Nilekani November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Unique Identification project has enrolled 270 million people in last three years and the data collected through it can be used to provide various benefits like direct cash transfer to cardholders, UID project chief Nandan Nilekani said on Monday. Addressing a gathering here, Nilekani also expressed the need...
  • Aadhar will reach target: Nilekani June 24, 2011

    Bangalore: One of independent India's most ambitious endeavours, Aadhar, (the Unique Identification Number-UID), seems to be on course in achieving its target as Aadhar cards have been issued to over one crore people. Speaking at a seminar organised by NASSCOM on Aadhar and its functioning, Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority...
  • Budget 2010: Pranab's unkept promises February 27, 2011

    New Delhi: It’s not just the opposition that's facing Pranab Mukherjee's wrath. Babus from various ministries have been at the receiving end as well. That's because while the minister made lofty promises in last year's budget, the bureaucrats meant to carry them out just didn’t deliver. The next budget is...
  • Nilekani to get all funds for UID project: govt July 12, 2010

    New Delhi: The government on Monday said it will provide all the funds necessary for the implementation of its unique identification number project, dismissing media reports to the contrary. "The Ministry of Finance is fully committed to expeditious implementation of the UID project and all funds required for the smooth rollout...