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Now, access Aadhaar services via SMS: All you need to know

Various Aadhaar services can be accessed by simply sending an SMS to the hotline number 1947.
Aadhaar card (Representative Image)
Aadhaar card (Representative Image)
Published on Nov 17, 2021 07:59 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Aadhaar update: Here’s how you can change name, address, phone number

Aadhaar card details like name, address, date of birth/age, gender, mobile number, email address and others can be easily changed. 
Aadhaar card details can be changed on the official website of the UIDAI. (File Photo/Representational Image)
Aadhaar card details can be changed on the official website of the UIDAI. (File Photo/Representational Image)
Published on Nov 13, 2021 01:18 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Karnataka, UIDAI, I-T dept flag concerns over Personal Data Protection Bill

  • As per the summary now shared, the report proposes to treat social media platforms as publishers -- a move that would make them liable for content posted by users
There has also been pushback against social media companies being treated as publishers
There has also been pushback against social media companies being treated as publishers
Updated on Oct 30, 2021 01:27 AM IST
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ByDeeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi

Aadhaar hackathon 2021 begins today: All you need to know about it

The UIDAI said that members of the winning teams will get an invitation to participate in the first ever global conference on Aadhaar 2.0. They may get an opportunity to work with Aadhaar team to create next generation identity and authentication platform.
The UIDAI is organising the hackathon to celebrate 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' and promote the culture of innovation among youth.
The UIDAI is organising the hackathon to celebrate 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' and promote the culture of innovation among youth.
Published on Oct 28, 2021 06:09 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Masked Aadhaar: All you need to know and how to download it

The ‘masked’ Aadhaar hides the first eight digits of the 12-digit Aadhaar number and shows only the last four, thus protecting the card from being misused.
Aadhaar card (Image used only for representation)
Aadhaar card (Image used only for representation)
Published on Oct 17, 2021 09:25 AM IST
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UIDAI slashes Aadhaar authentication charges. Check details

Earlier this month, UIDAI announced some changes under which cardholders who have not registered their mobile number can download their Aadhaar cards from the entity's website.
Till date, more than 99 crore e-KYC have been done using Aadhaar system.(File Photo/Mint)
Till date, more than 99 crore e-KYC have been done using Aadhaar system.(File Photo/Mint)
Published on Sep 29, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Now, download Aadhaar without registered mobile number: Here's how to do it

The UIDAI recently announced some changes to enable more people to download their Aadhaar cards.
Aadhaar card (Image used only for representative purpose)
Aadhaar card (Image used only for representative purpose)
Published on Sep 09, 2021 11:51 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

UIDAI Recruitment 2021: Apply for Private Secretary & other posts 

UIDAI to recruit candidates for Private Secretary and other posts. Eligible candidates can apply online through the official site of UIDAI on uidai.gov.in. 
UIDAI Recruitment 2021: Apply for Private Secretary & other posts(AFP)
UIDAI Recruitment 2021: Apply for Private Secretary & other posts(AFP)
Published on Sep 04, 2021 03:43 PM IST
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NRIs can apply for Aadhaar on arrival: Here's how to do it

NRIs with Indian passport need not complete mandatory waiting of 182 days to apply for Aadhaar, UIDAI said in a tweet.
An Aadhaar enrolment centre (File photo/Used only for representation)
An Aadhaar enrolment centre (File photo/Used only for representation)
Updated on Aug 27, 2021 04:02 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi

Want to check whether Aadhaar card is genuine or fake? Here's how to do it

Recently, the UIDAI warned that 'not all 12-digit numbers are Aadhaar.'
Image used only for representative purpose (Mint Photo)
Image used only for representative purpose (Mint Photo)
Published on Aug 22, 2021 07:31 PM IST
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Baal Aadhaar card to become inactive if biometrics of child not updated: UIDAI

  • For biometric update of the child after he/she becomes 5 years of age, the parents can book an appointment and take their child at the nearest Aadhaar centre by logging in at direct UIDAI link.
The UIDAI said that after getting biometric update of a 5-year old child done, one needs to remember doing the same when the same child becomes 15 years of age.(UIDAI/Twitter)
The UIDAI said that after getting biometric update of a 5-year old child done, one needs to remember doing the same when the same child becomes 15 years of age.(UIDAI/Twitter)
Published on Jul 29, 2021 01:54 PM IST
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Written by Susmita Pakrasi | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Want to protect your Aadhaar biometrics from misuse? Here are 2 ways to lock it

  • The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in its latest tweets has said that one can use the virtual ID (VID) number – also known as ‘Masked Aadhaar’ instead of the original 12-digit Aadhaar number, citing that the former is valid and accepted widely.
Aadhaar biometrics can be locked either by visiting the UIDAI portal or via the 'mAadhaar' mobile application.
Aadhaar biometrics can be locked either by visiting the UIDAI portal or via the 'mAadhaar' mobile application.
Updated on Jul 19, 2021 09:48 AM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Want to update your picture in Aadhaar card ? Check how to change

Facial photograph can only be done by visiting an Aadhaar enrolment centre and can not be done online.
The UIDAI website showed that it could take up to 90 days for the update to reflect in the Aadhaar card after submitting the request.(AFP File Photo)
The UIDAI website showed that it could take up to 90 days for the update to reflect in the Aadhaar card after submitting the request.(AFP File Photo)
Published on Jul 16, 2021 04:59 PM IST
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'All 12-digit numbers are not Aadhaar': UIDAI tweets steps to avoid fraud

  • Aadhaar has emerged as one of the most important documents from availing public schemes.
From taxes to vaccines everything is linked to this one identity proof.(AFP)
From taxes to vaccines everything is linked to this one identity proof.(AFP)
Published on Jul 08, 2021 10:28 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UIDAI suspends these services related to Aadhaar Card: Check details

According to the report, UIDAI has stopped the facility of updating addresses in the Aadhaar Card through the validation letter. As per the information given by UIDAI, the facility of address validation letter has been discontinued till further orders.
As per the information given by UIDAI, the facility of address validation letter has been discontinued till further orders.(File Photo / Representational Image)
As per the information given by UIDAI, the facility of address validation letter has been discontinued till further orders.(File Photo / Representational Image)
Published on Jul 07, 2021 01:13 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Download Aadhaar card without a registered mobile number. Check how

The Aadhaar card can be easily downloaded by those who don't have their mobile numbers registered by simply logging in at the UIDAI website: uidai.gov.in.
A mobile number registered with the Aadhaar card, however, offers various benefits.(Representational photo)
A mobile number registered with the Aadhaar card, however, offers various benefits.(Representational photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2021 02:12 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Aadhaar not mandatory for any Covid-related service, clarifies UIDAI

If anyone is denied any service only because he or she does not have an Aadhaar card, the issue must be brought to the knowledge of the authorities of the departments concerned, UIDAI said.
Aadhaar card is not mandatory for any Covid-related service(Mint)
Aadhaar card is not mandatory for any Covid-related service(Mint)
Updated on May 15, 2021 09:55 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Link PAN card and Aadhaar via income tax portal or SMS: A step-by-step guide

PAN-Aadhaar linking is crucial, as you must be getting a host of official messages urging you to do so. Here's a step-by-step guide on how you can link your Aadhaar card and PAN online using either the official portal of the income tax department or the SMS service.
There are currently two ways to link Aadhaar with PAN: via the official portal of the income tax department and alternatively, using the SMS service to link the two identifiers. We have covered both the processes in this step-by-step guide. (File Photo)
There are currently two ways to link Aadhaar with PAN: via the official portal of the income tax department and alternatively, using the SMS service to link the two identifiers. We have covered both the processes in this step-by-step guide. (File Photo)
Published on May 13, 2021 12:13 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Download Aadhaar card online in 10 easy steps. Here's a complete guide

Here's how to get Aadhaar card online from the UIDAI official portal with these 10 easy steps. Aadhaar card online download is possible with the help of the Aadhaar Number, the Enrolment ID (EID), or the Virtual ID (VID). Here's a complete guide to the process.
Downloading Aadhaar card online has never been so easy. Follow these 10 simple steps to get an electronic copy of your Aadhaar card from the official portal of the UIDAI. (File Photo / Representational Image)
Downloading Aadhaar card online has never been so easy. Follow these 10 simple steps to get an electronic copy of your Aadhaar card from the official portal of the UIDAI. (File Photo / Representational Image)
Published on May 13, 2021 10:44 AM IST
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All forms of Aadhaar acceptable as identity proof, says UIDAI

“Residents can choose to use any form of Aadhaar as per their convenience,” UIDAI said on its official Twitter handle. Aadhaar comes in three forms: Letter, eAadhaar and Aadhaar PVC.
People outside an Aadhaar service centre to get their Aadhaar cards updated (File Photo/ANI)
People outside an Aadhaar service centre to get their Aadhaar cards updated (File Photo/ANI)
Updated on Oct 21, 2020 02:46 PM IST
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ADG of UIDAI arrested for taking bribe in Delhi office

A case has been registered against Goyal under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and he is being interrogated.
Pankaj Goyal is incharge of five states, including Rajasthan, and posted at the regional office of UIDAI in New Delhi, he said.(File Photo (Representative Image))
Pankaj Goyal is incharge of five states, including Rajasthan, and posted at the regional office of UIDAI in New Delhi, he said.(File Photo (Representative Image))
Published on Oct 20, 2020 09:12 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Ambit of economic census to be wider

The centre is also considering a dynamic registry, which would be updated regularly, in an attempt to make the state’s targeted interventions more effective, the officials said.
To be sure, the second SECC will take some time for completion; the Covid-19 pandemic has delayed work on the 2021 census, which had been due to get underway.(Bloomberg)
To be sure, the second SECC will take some time for completion; the Covid-19 pandemic has delayed work on the 2021 census, which had been due to get underway.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 04:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySaubhadra Chatterji

‘Aadhaar PVC’ card: Here’s how you can get yours

UIDAI will now allow Aadhaar cards to be reprinted as polyvinyl chloride (PVC) card which will allow people to carry it in their wallets just like ATM or debit cards.
People stand in a queue outside an Aadhaar service centre to get their Aadhaar cards updated (File Photo/ANI)
People stand in a queue outside an Aadhaar service centre to get their Aadhaar cards updated (File Photo/ANI)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 04:00 PM IST
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Fair, transparent process followed in MSIP bid: UIDAI on charges by tech companies

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had floated a tender for contracting a managed services infrastructure provider.
In a letter dated June 25, Wipro had said it was disappointed with the “quality and the objectivity of the evaluation process” and alleged that the HPE bid had many gaps and shortcomings.(Getty Images (Representative Image))
In a letter dated June 25, Wipro had said it was disappointed with the “quality and the objectivity of the evaluation process” and alleged that the HPE bid had many gaps and shortcomings.(Getty Images (Representative Image))
Published on Oct 04, 2020 02:13 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Sebi allows NSE to undertake e-KYC Aadhaar authentication

The regulator, in May, had come out with a list of eight entities permitted to use e-KYC (Electronic-Know Your Customer) Aadhaar authentication.
The KUAs and sub-KUAs need to follow the process as may be prescribed by UIDAI from time to time.(REUTERS)
The KUAs and sub-KUAs need to follow the process as may be prescribed by UIDAI from time to time.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 08, 2020 03:08 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Aadhaar Card’s use may be widened further

Under the new rules, issued on Wednesday, any central or state government department or ministry can approach the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) -- the statutory body that manages Aadhaar and runs Aadhaar-based services -- to use the unique 12-digit biometric number for authentication.
Under the authentication mechanism, the UIDAI uses its database to verify whether an Aadhaar number or biometric detail provided actually belong to a particular individual.(File Photo)
Under the authentication mechanism, the UIDAI uses its database to verify whether an Aadhaar number or biometric detail provided actually belong to a particular individual.(File Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 06:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByChetan Chauhan

Revenue secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed finance secretary

Ajay Bhushan Pandey is one of the few bureaucrats who simultaneously steered three crucial institutions successfully -- the Department of Revenue, the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey was named the finance secretary by the government on March 3, 2020.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey was named the finance secretary by the government on March 3, 2020.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 03, 2020 07:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

UIDAI notice to 127 in Hyderabad on Aadhaar in bad faith: Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has accused the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) of abusing its power after than 100 people in Hyderabad were issued notices to verify their Aadhaar enrolment documents.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has accused the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) of abusing its power after than 100 people in Hyderabad were issued notices to verify their Aadhaar enrolment documents.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 03:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

127 people in Hyderabad neighbourhood asked to verify Aadhaar docs

The matter first came to light when a letter sent to 40-year-old autorickshaw driver Mohd Sattar Khan was widely shared on social media websites.
More than a 100 people in a Hyderabad neighbourhood have been asked by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to verify their Aadhaar enrolment documents(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)
More than a 100 people in a Hyderabad neighbourhood have been asked by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to verify their Aadhaar enrolment documents(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 06:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad/New Delhi | ByHT Correspondents

UIDAI revokes tender for social media surveillance

The law officer did not provide a reason for this but said UIDAI is withdrawing the tender floated by it in May 2018 for setting up a social media monitoring hub.
UIDAI, in May 2018, floated a tender for hiring an agency for social media management services through Central Public Procurement (CPP) portal.(REUTERS/ Representative Image)
UIDAI, in May 2018, floated a tender for hiring an agency for social media management services through Central Public Procurement (CPP) portal.(REUTERS/ Representative Image)
Updated on Dec 18, 2019 01:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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