UID Project

  • Direct cash transfer facility for UID cardholders: Nilekani 26-11-2012 07:20 PM

    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...
  • Aadhar will reach target: Nilekani 24-06-2011 01:47 PM

    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...
  • Budget 2010: Pranab's unkept promises 27-02-2011 07:00 AM

    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...