Aadhaar Scheme

  • Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory for gas connections: SC 23-09-2013 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: In a major setback for the Centre, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Aadhar numbers/cards being prepared by the Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI) can't be the sole proof for the government's various schemes. The SC issued the order after hearing a Public Interest Petition (PIL) seeking to...
  • Govt approves Rs 3,436 cr for Phase IV of Aadhaar scheme 10-05-2013 05:06 AM

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday approved Rs 3,436.16 crore for Phase IV of the UID (Aadhaar card) scheme, which will commence immediately. The decision to approve Phase IV of the UID project at the cost of Rs 3,436.16 crore was taken in New Delhi at a meeting of the...
  • FTN: We can't fight corruption through OB Vans, says Nandan Nilekani 22-10-2012 11:56 PM

    UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani says Aadhaar numbers are far more effective at fighting corruption than laws and agitations. ...