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Unique identification Authority of India (UIDAI) News
Unique identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
Budget Cut: Less money for UIDAI
Sun, Feb 03, 2019
When contacted, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey told PTI, "This is based on our requirement and the money allocated will meet our requirements. The UIDAI requires money for certain operations like replacement of the old hardware, for IT systems and the new things that we want to do. Because, this is a system which needs to be constantly upgraded".
Aadhaar amendments: UIDAI to get enhanced powers; stiff penalties for violation of norms
Tue, Dec 18, 2018
In the backdrop of the landmark Supreme Court verdict that imposed restrictions on use of Aadhaar by private companies, the Cabinet Monday evening approved amending the Aadhaar Act to enhance powers of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), and ensure stringent safeguards against any violation of norms. The amendments proposed are in compliance of the recent order of the apex court, the source pointed out.
'Aadhaar Seva Kendras' to ensure ease in Aadhaar-related services: UIDAI CEO
Wed, Oct 31, 2018
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is planning to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras, in a mega project that involves opening of facilitation centres for enrolment and update services in 53 cities and towns across India.
Aadhaar verdict: You just got big relief! Check top 5 things SC struck down today
Wed, Sep 26, 2018
Aadhaar verdict: Big relief for the Indian citizen has come courtesy Supreme Court today, making day to day life much easier for them by removing so many frustrating rules.
Aadhaar verdict: From terrorist, money launderer to fraud, 10 Justice DY Chandrachud blow by blow quotes
Wed, Sep 26, 2018
Aadhaar case verdict: Justice DY Chandrachud blasted a number of things related to Aadhaar scheme. Significantly, he said, "Enactment of Aadhaar Act does not save the Aadhaar scheme of the Centre." Here are his pronouncements, blow by blow. Notably, three sets of judgements have been pronounced.
Mobile operators ask UIDAI to defer September 15 deadline for face authentication rollout
Sat, Sep 15, 2018
"Till now only some of the device vendors have made available the upgraded service, that too, in pre production environment," said ACT, which is a joint initiative of Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) and the telecom service providers.
UIDAI asks enrolment agencies in Kerala to provide free e-Aadhaar printouts
Wed, Aug 22, 2018
The UIDAI has directed the Aadhaar enrolment agencies in Kerala, including banks and post offices, to facilitate retrieval of the 12-digit number and provide free printouts to Aadhaar-holders who have lost their document in the flood-hit state.
UIDAI row: Telcos not responsible for default saving of helpline number, says COAI
Sat, Aug 04, 2018
The telecom industry has denied any role in the strange incident in which an old toll-free helpline number of UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) got automatically stored on a large number of Android powered smartphones.
Srikrishna panel recommends changes in Aadhaar Act; moots new safeguards for data protection
Sat, Jul 28, 2018
The Justice Srikrishna panel on data protection has recommended that the Aadhaar Act be amended "significantly" to bolster privacy safeguards and mooted that only public authorities approved by the UIDAI or entities mandated by law be given the right to request for identity authentication.
Aadhaar updation: UIDAI says 18K banks branches, post offices have this facility
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
The 'Bank Aadhaar Kendras' are being set up with a view to making the Aadhaar verification process of bank accounts convenient for people and to ensure that the enrolment takes place in a secure and supervised environment. About 10,000 branches of private and public sector banks have set up Aadhaar enrolment and updation centres on their premises, compared to over 13,800 branches that need to do so.
Aadhaar card status benefits: Here is how to spread the good word
Wed, Mar 14, 2018
Aadhaar card status benefits: The Standing Committee on IT in its report tabled in the Lok Sabha today, underscored the need to publicise the inherent safeguards in Aadhaar Act 2016, pertaining to data and privacy protection and "dispel any doubts/apprehensions/misgivings" in the minds of the general public. The panel observed that while there have been concerns about Aadhaar data safety and security, it was given to understand that the concerns raised regarding security have been dealt with and addressed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
UIDAI Aadhaar Recruitment 2018: For latest government jobs, check uidai.gov.in; last date deadline looming
Wed, Mar 07, 2018
UIDAI Aadhaar Recruitment 2018: Applications are invited for the positions on deputation basis in its office in Mumbai from the suitable and eligible officers from central, state governments, UTs/ PsUs / autonomous bodies
Aadhaar card: What all are new about it? Know here
Tue, Feb 27, 2018
A mandatory biometric update will be required when the child turns five. For this update, which is free, parents can take the child to any nearby Aadhaar centre
IT Ministry reaches out to RBI, others against Wanna Cry ransomware
Mon, May 15, 2017
The cyber criminals have demanded a fee of about USD 300 in crypto-currencies like Bitcoin for unlocking the device.
New encryption key in Aadhaar authentication devices from June
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
The Aadhaar daily authentications now stand at almost 2 crore against 10 lakh about 1.5 years ago.
Aadhaar data fully safe, secure: UIDAI
Sun, Mar 05, 2017
According to the ministry, the UIDAI uses one of world`s most advanced encryption technologies in transmission and storage of data.