Till last count, it has led to the removal of at least 5.53 lakh ration cards from the distribution network and saved 1.63 lakh metric tonne (MT) of grains that were being distributed to ghost or ineligible beneficiaries.
A bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer said they are not expressing anything on the merits of the case and they would like to have the view of the high court on the issue. "We would like to have advantage of view of the high court," the bench said.
Also, with effect from April 1, it is mandatory to quote and link Aadhaar number while filing income returns. This is the sixth time the government has extended the deadline for individuals to link their Permanent Account Number (PAN) to Aadhaar.
Pan Card-Aadhar Card Link Last Date: The Income Tax Department has on its website - incometaxindia.gov.in - listed various ways for the income tax assessees to link their Aadhaar with PAN. Some of these facilities are an SMS service, the e-filing income tax portal and through ITR.
The bill, which seeks to amend three separate laws governing Aadhaar, telecom sector, and banking regulation, also gives a minor an option to opt out of the 12-digit identity scheme on attaining the age of 18 years.
The Income Tax department has launched an e-facility to link an individuals’s Aadhaar number with the Permanent Account Number (PAN). The government had recently made it compulsory to link the Aadhaar with the PAN for filing of income tax returns, beginning July 1. Your PAN card could be rendered invalid by December this year if you […]