According to the notification, the entities shall be required to deposit the authentication transaction charges within 15 days of issuance of the concerned invoice based on the usage.
The ordinance -- necessitated because the Rajya Sabha could not approve a Bill after its passage by the Lok Sabha -- was promulgated on March 2.
The apex court verdict last year had made it impossible for the electronic payments industry to use the Aadhaar data for customer onboarding, necessitating an urgent search for alternatives.
The Supreme Court on February 6 had confirmed that linkage of PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing of ITRs.
The UIDAI claimed that the petition was no longer maintainable in view of the Supreme Court's last year decision in K Puttaswamy case in which it has upheld most of the provisions of the Aadhaar Act and the scheme.
The centre comes after Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani became an e-resident of Estonia, along with other Indians including Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Supreme Court has made it mandatory that Income Tax returns will be filed with Aadhaar and the last date for linking PAN with Aadhaar is March 31.
The court's direction came on an appeal filed by the Centre against a Delhi High Court order allowing two persons, Shreya Sen and Jayshree Satpute, to file Income Tax returns for 2018-19 without linking their Aadhaar and PAN numbers.
The UIDAI told a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao that using Aadhaar biometrics to identify bodies would be contrary to the Aadhaar Act.
According to the interim budget tabled in Parliament on February 1, the budgetary allocation for UIDAI as per revised estimates for the current fiscal ending March 2019 was at Rs 1,345 crore against the original allocation of Rs 1,375 crore.
Officials of SBI Chandigarh informed UIDAI that logins and biometrics of their Aadhaar operators have been misused to generate unauthorised Aadhaar cards.
M K Narayanan said that growing inter-connectivity has effectively demolished the traditional perimeters.
Many government officials, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, have cited a 2016 World Bank report which pegged government's annual savings from the usage of Aadhaar at $11 billion.
Through a power presentation, Prasad said, "This is digital profile of India -- 123 crore Aadhaar cards,121 crore mobile phones, 44.6 crore smart phones, 56 crore internet users, there has been 51 per cent growth in e-commerce. There is 130 crore population in India."
Jaitley also attributed the successful implementation of Aadhaar to the decisive leadership of PM Modi, saying the Congress-led UPA remained "half-hearted" towards it because of its own contradictions and indecision
Speaking on the bill, Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Aadhaar being a digital identity has removed the role of a middleman in a substantial measure whose basic role was cutting, fitting and setting."
The Aadhaar Act, at present, does not empower the body to take enforcement action against errant entities in the Aadhaar ecosystem.
According to an RBI directive, retail loans will be benchmarked to an external rate effective April 2019 which is expected to bring more transparency.
The review petition has been filed by one Imtiyaz Ali Palsaniya, who had also filed interim applications when the apex court was examining the validity of the Aadhaar scheme.
The emergence of ‘big data society’ and its predictive regime of truth based on obscure processes seem to be inadequately regulated by the existing data protection law.
The move would allow fintech companies to restore Aadhaar-based verification for their customers that were stalled following the Supreme Court ruling in the Aadhaar case in September.
On December 17, the Cabinet approved amendments to the Telegraph Act and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act to be in line with the Supreme Court judgment on Aadhaar and privacy
Also, the Telegraph Act and Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) rules will be amended to provide for voluntary use of Aadhaar for obtaining SIMs and opening bank accounts.
Sakshi Batra is in conversation with Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Executive Editor, Moneycontrol to find out what the return of Aadhaar means for both customers and service providers.
All regulators are on the same page with respect to this, which suggests that it will be quickly rolled out once systems are in place