The role is likely to be akin to the position of a White House CIO. The person will be responsible for integrating IT strategies of various departments via technology in a post-Aadhaar environment.
The cabinet secretariat meeting held last week has asked banks to temporarily halt the current process for next ten days till their core banking software was amended to adopt the new system
The extension will be "good news" also for consumers as it will provide them more time for compliance.
The conmen pose as UIDAI agents to get the OTP from persons and enter into the person’s Aadhaar profile. They then change the mobile number with which the Aadhaar number is linked, to one of their mobile numbers.
The government has said that it is ready to extend Aadhaar deadlines for most services till March 2018
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The Centre had earlier in the day withdrawn the notification which stipulated that the linkage needed to be completed by December 31, 2017.
A new rule modifying the Prevention of Money Laundering Act of 2002 has been notified to replace the requirement of submitting "the Aadhaar number and Permanent Account Number by December 31, 2017" with "submit the Aadhaar number, and Permanent Account Number or Form No. 60, by such date as may be notified by the Central Government".
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said that the larger bench would sit at 2 PM tomorrow to take up the interlocutory applications seeking interim relief against the Centre's decision on linking of Aadhaar with various schemes.
With this, about 41 percent of PANs are now linked with Aadhaar numbers.
The instruction has been issued after the government amended, in June, the Prevention of Money Laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules with regard to collection of Aadhaar number from clients.
The deadlines Aadhaar linking are fast approaching and missing them may lead to termination or suspension of important services.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has an online service that show where and when was one’s Aadhaar card was used.
Fadnavis said that he could prove that the government had saved significant funds due to the Aadhaar numbers in its three years of rule when compared to the Congress-NCP's 15 years.
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While the deadline for verifying bank accounts and income tax Permanent Account Number (PAN) by providing Aadhaar is December 31, for SIM cards it is February 6.
The Supreme Court now will be setting up a five-judge Constitution Bench next week to hear several pleas seeking an interim stay on the Centre's decision of mandatory linking of Aadhaar.
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If you fail to link your Aadhaar by 31-Dec-2017, your existing folios will the frozen
The attorney general requested the apex court to hear the matter after the expert committee submits its report in February 2018.
The Centre, meanwhile, informed the bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that it was willing to extend up to March 31 next year the deadline fixed for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various schemes.
Addressing the Global Conference on Cyber Space here, he said technology breaks barriers and has led to efficient service delivery, governance and improved access to education and health.
"I have no doubt that it (Aadhaar linkage) will happen," Union Housing Minister Hardeep Puri has said
The UIDAI took note and got the Aadhaar data removed from the said websites, it said in reply to the RTI application
It said the Prevention of Money laundering Rules 2017 and the Income Tax Act clearly stipulate that the linking of bank accounts and PAN respectively, "is for those persons who are eligible to enrol for Aadhaar".