Moreover, to ease travel, persons over 65 and below 15 years can show documents with photographs to confirm their age and identity. These include PAN card, driving licence, Central Government Health Service (CGHS) card and ration card but not Aadhaar.
Over the last few months, Aadhaar has become one of the most important documents to have and though it was initially argued that the mandatory provisions were for welfare schemes, it has been extended to more essential services.
Aadhaar mandatory for ambulance: Health department officials claim there have been instances when ambulance drivers register fake trips using fraudulent details just to siphon off money for fuel.
Over the past one year, aadhaar has been made compulsory by the government for various schemes/programmes and institutions. While the legality of Aadhar Card is being argued in court of law, here are some services for which Aadhaar card is mandatory.
The order cited guidelines circulated by the Ministry Information Technology, that stated personal particulars and Aadhar number should not be made published in public domain or websites.
The notification, amending the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005, mandates the quoting of Aadhaar along with PAN or Form 60 by individuals, companies and partnership firms for all financial transactions of Rs 50,000 or above.
All the exixting account holders have been asked to submit Aadhaar to banks by December 31, 2017, failing which accounts will become invalid.
Tax dept says SC has given ‘only a partial relief’ to those who do not have Aadhaar.
The CBDT said the top court has provided partial relief to those who do not have Aadhaar and therefore their PAN cards will not be cancelled.
As the Supreme Court upholds the linking of ‘Aadhar’ with PAN, questions around ex-UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani praising iSPIRT head Sharad Sharma Twitter troll and ‘Aadhar’s privacy properties will continue to be asked
SC on Aadhaar card for IT return: The apex court upheld the validity of sub-section 1 but ordered a partial stay on the operation of sub-section 2.
“This is a welcome decision. Probably the highest court has realised that the privacy issue of individuals is very serious,” Congress spokesperson Tom Vadakkan said.
The Supreme Court said the government must formulate a scheme to prevent the leakage of personal details. It also said the stay would hold till the Constitutional Bench decides on the privacy matter of Aadhaar.
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Thursday said, “The government has constituted a technical committee that will prepare a white paper on this proposal in 30 days.”
The last date to get the Aadhaar or enrolment for getting it will be September 30, in case of Kerosene subsidy. For the Atal Pension Yojana, the deadline for getting the Aadhaar is June 15, they said, quoting an official order