Unique Identification Authority of India

Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme hits a MILLION TRANSACTIONS!

The Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme, launched in 18 districts on 1.6.2013, has thus far been a great success with more than 1 million (10 lakh) direct cash transfers to consumers™ bank accounts. A sum of Rs. 41 Crore has been transferred in the hands of LPG Consumers in these districts. *The District-wise details are provided in the… Read More

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Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for LPG Consumers

Dr Moily launches Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for LPG Consumers at Tumkur (Karnataka); Andhra CM flags-off DBTL at Hyderabad DBTL Scheme Commences in 18 Districts from 1st June 2013. In line with the decision of the Government of India to launch Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme in 20 high Aadhaar coverage districts from 01.06.2013, the Minister of Petroleum &… Read More

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There is no prescribed dress code for Aadhaar enrolment

Some reports have appeared in the media about residents being asked to adhere to a dress code when enrolling for Aadhaar. UIDAI would like to clarify that it has not prescribed any dress code for residents who wish to enroll for an Aadhaar number. The only criterion is that the face of the resident should… Read More

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UIDAI launches Aadhaar based Iris Authentication

Developing on its vision of Empowering residents of India with a unique identity and a digital platform to authenticate anytime, anywhere, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) today unveiled three new Aadhaar-Enabled Services and announced the establishment of first set of permanent enrolment centres (Aadhaar Kendras). The services that were launched today are Authentication services using Iris,… Read More

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Petroleum Minister announces launch of Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG scheme in 20 Districts

Government of India is launching Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme in 20 high Aadhaar coverage districts (as annexed) from 1.6.13. The scheme aims to curb leakages and prevent black-marketing and provide subsidy to consumers in their bank accounts. All LPG consumers are advised to immediately do the following to avail of subsidy in their bank… Read More

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Implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme

RBI/2012-13/498 RPCD.CO. LBS.BC.No. 75/02.01.001/2012-1 May 10, 2013 To CMDs of all SLBC Convenor banks and Lead banks Dear Sir, Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme - Implementation Please refer to the paragraph 67 of the Monetary Policy Statement for 2013-14 announced on May 3, 2013. DBT is being rolled out in a phased manner with 43 districts taken… Read More

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Approval for funding Phase IV of the UIDAI

The Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India (CC-UIDAI) today approved cost estimates of Phase IV of the UID Scheme at an estimated cost of Rs.3436.16 crore which includes various project components such as cost of enrolment for additional 40 crore residents through multiple registrars, cost of updation services, cost of printing and delivery… Read More

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Direct Benefit Transfer Rollout, Phase II

PMO writes to Secretaries on roll out of Phase II of Direct Benefit Transfer The Principal Secretary to PM has written to the GOI Secretaries of the concerned Ministries/Departments on the roll out of the second phase of the Direct Benefits Transfer. He has said that it has been decided that the three pension schemes… Read More

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DBTS (Direct Benefits Transfer System) scope to be expanded

PM to review expansion of scope of DBTS (Direct Benefits Transfer System) The Prime Minister is holding a meeting of the National Committee on DBT to review the rollout of the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBTS) system so far and the approaches and strategies being adopted for expansion into new districts and schemes. The Direct Benefits… Read More

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Aadhar Enrolment and Mandate of UIDAI

The UIDAI has been mandated to generate and issue unique identification numbers (AADHAR) to all the residents of India. Enrolment for Aadhar is voluntary and not mandatory. However, it is for the implementing authorities to decide whether Aadhar is mandatory for receiving a service. UIDAI is authorized to enroll, through multiple Registrars upto 60 crore residents by March 2014 in 18 states/UTs which… Read More

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Cancellation of Aadhar cards under Biometric Exception clause

As on date, 384237 Aadhar numbers have been cancelled under Biometric exception clause. In keeping with UIDAI™s commitment to achieve zero failure to enroll, the enrolement client application has the provision to enroll persons with biometric exceptions. It was however noticed that this provision was misused by some operators to enroll residents who are not… Read More

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Government launches drive against Fake Pan Cards

The Government has launched drive against fake Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards. As a continuous process, in order to know the genuineness of Know Your Customer (KYC) documents on Proof of Identity (POI) and Proof of Address (POA), third party field verification is conducted after allotment of PAN. The information of failed KYC verification is… Read More

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KYC norms /AML Standards/CFT)/Obligation of banks under PMLA, 2002

RBI/2012-13/342 UBD.BPD (PCB) Cir. No. 28/14.01.062/2012-13 December 19, 2012 The Chief Executive Officer of All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks Madam/Dear Sir, Know Your Customer (KYC) norms /Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Standards/Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT)/Obligation of banks under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 Please refer to our Master Circular UBD.BPD. (PCB) MC.No.16/12.05.001/2012-13 dated July… Read More

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