Linking Aadhaar numbers with electoral rolls is not mandatory, EC tells SC

New Delhi, Sep 21: The Election Commission has told the Supreme Court that linking Aadhaar numbers with electoral rolls is not mandatory under the Registration of Electors (Amendment) Rules 2022.

A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud and comprising Justices J.B. Pardiwala, and Manoj Misra was recently apprised by the poll body that over 66 crores Aadhaar numbers have already been uploaded in the process of finalizing electoral rolls.

Further, the Election Commissio...

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Aadhaar-based Subsidies to be enabled in Ladakh

Promote Digital Payment Systems at all levels; Advisor Narula

Leh, April 19: Advisor Ladakh, Umang Narula held a meeting to discuss the status of Digital Payment Systems in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

Vikas Sirohi, Digital Payment Professional from National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) presented the status of Aadhaar-based Direct Benefit Transfers (DBT), UPI Increment over the years, and the promotion of RuPay card in Ladakh.

It is pertinent to mention that amongst other ...

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Aadhar document update facility online free till June 14

𝐋𝐞𝐡, 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝟏𝟔: The Unique Identification Authority of India has made document update facility online for Aadhaar free till June 14.

No fee will be charged to the residents for online updation of the proof of identity (POI) and proof of address (POA) in Aadhaar from March 15 to June 14, 2023.

Residents who have not updated their Aadhaar in the last 8-10 years are required to upload their proof of identity (POI) and proof of address (POA) documents. This service can be availed at Aadhaar...

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DC Kargil urges people to update their Aadhaar details

Kargil, Jan 10, 2023: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today urged people to update their Aadhaar details in case they have not updated it during the last eight to ten years.

The Deputy Commissioner said as per guidelines issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), all Aadhaar holders shall update their Aadhaar details with their mobile numbers, email ID, current proof of identity and current proof of address.

He further mentioned that the citize...

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DC Leh reviews status of Aadhar enrolment and updation progress

Leh, Nov 22: Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Shrikant Suse, today convened a meeting of District level Aadhaar Monitoring Committee to review the status of Aadhar enrolment and updating in the district with all the concerned departments.

Assistant Manager, UIDAI, Leh, Stanzin Dhonsal presented a detailed report on the ongoing Aadhar enrolment camps and the status of overall live Aadhar enrolment in the district under various categories.

DC Leh stressed that progress of Aadhar enrolment of ch...

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DEO Leh conducts awareness camp on Voter ID and Aadhar linkage 

Leh, Aug 24: The District Election Office, Leh organised an awareness camp on Voter ID and Aadhar linkage, an initiative of Election Commission of India under SVEEP activities, at Eco Park, Leh.

Secretary, Election Department, UT Ladakh, Padma Angmo presided over the event. 

Secretary Padma Angmo highlighted the important role that youth could play in making such awareness camp successful with their active participation. She added that linking of Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) and...

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