Ajay Bhushan Pandey

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Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

05 Sep 2019

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up several Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) in many cities across the country.

UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC

01 Oct 2018

UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC

Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI today asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using the 12-digit Unique ID number for customer authentication.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel to deliver lecture to anti-corruption officers

13 Sep 2018

RBI Governor Urjit Patel to deliver lecture to anti-corruption officers

RBI Governor Urjit Patel is scheduled to deliver a lecture to senior anti-corruption officers working with banks and other public sector organizations next week in New Delhi.

UIDAI to introduce face authentication for Aadhaar verification from July

26 Mar 2018

UIDAI to introduce face authentication for Aadhaar verification from July

The UIDAI will introduce face authentication as a means of verifying Aadhaar users from July 1, 2018.

UIDAI denies claims of Aadhaar data breach on Indane's systems

25 Mar 2018

UIDAI denies claims of Aadhaar data breach on Indane's systems

The UIDAI has denied the claims of an Aadhaar data breach on the systems run by state-owned utility company Indane.

Despite SC-order, Aadhaar still mandatory for certain services: UIDAI CEO

16 Mar 2018

Despite SC-order, Aadhaar still mandatory for certain services: UIDAI CEO

The SC's interim order on the Aadhaar deadline might not mean relief for everyone. In an interview with HT, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey clarified several issues.

No proposal to link Aadhaar to property, says govt

19 Dec 2017

No proposal to link Aadhaar to property, says govt

A month after MoS Housing Hardeep Puri hinted that Aadhaar would be linked to property transactions, the government claimed in the Parliament there's no such proposal under consideration.

Airtel 'misused' Aadhaar access to open bank accounts without consent

30 Nov 2017

Airtel 'misused' Aadhaar access to open bank accounts without consent

Airtel is reportedly abusing its access to customers' Aadhaar number by opening accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without their permission.

Mandatory Aadhaar linkage with property, is it happening?

21 Nov 2017

Mandatory Aadhaar linkage with property, is it happening?

In an attempt to weed out illegal wealth hidden as assets, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Puri has hinted that linking Aadhaar with property transactions would be made mandatory.

Three new ways for you to re-verify SIM with Aadhaar

15 Nov 2017

Three new ways for you to re-verify SIM with Aadhaar

The UIDAI has approved three new ways for citizens to re-verify their SIMs with Aadhaar without having to visit retailers.

Govt extends deadline for banks to set up Aadhaar centres

06 Sep 2017

Govt extends deadline for banks to set up Aadhaar centres

The UIDAI has given banks one more month to open Aadhaar enrolment centres at their branches; the original order had come in July and the deadline was August 31.

Aadhaar will now be mandatory to register deaths

04 Aug 2017

Aadhaar will now be mandatory to register deaths

Expanding the scope of Aadhaar even more, the government has now made Aadhaar mandatory for registration of deaths starting October 1, 2017.

Aadhaar to soon be mandatory for buying and selling property

11 Jul 2017

Aadhaar to soon be mandatory for buying and selling property

The scope of Aadhaar will soon be expanded to even more sectors. In the next phase, it is going to be made mandatory for buying and selling property in India.

Aadhaar to be linked to mobile numbers, Driving licenses

26 Mar 2017

Aadhaar to be linked to mobile numbers, Driving licenses

In an attempt to implement a fool-proof identity verification system, telcos have been asked to link mobile numbers to their owners' Aadhaar numbers.

Aadhaar mandated to apply for PAN card, filing I-T returns

22 Mar 2017

Aadhaar mandated to apply for PAN card, filing I-T returns

The government has made it mandatory to have an Aadhaar number for individuals applying for PAN Cards or filing I-T returns.

No Aadhaar, no gas for BPL households

08 Mar 2017

No Aadhaar, no gas for BPL households

The government has made it mandatory for below-poverty-line (BPL) households to produce an Aadhaar card to avail of free cooking gas under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

Centre: Aadhaar card not mandatory for Mid Day Meal

08 Mar 2017

Centre: Aadhaar card not mandatory for Mid Day Meal

The Centre clarified that no person will be deprived of benefits and subsidy schemes due to the lack of an Aadhaar card.

Students now have to furnish Aadhaar details for govt scholarships

18 Feb 2017

Students now have to furnish Aadhaar details for govt scholarships

Students outside of J&K wishing to apply for the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme will have to mandatorily provide their Aadhaar details.

Aadhaar mandatory to avail EPFO benefits

07 Jan 2017

Aadhaar mandatory to avail EPFO benefits

Retirement fund body EPFO said in order for the 50 lakh pensioners and around 4 crore subscribers to avail benefits of its social security schemes, providing their Aadhaar card would be mandatory.