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Ajay Bhushan Pandey

System to be ready in 3 months to offer Aadhaar to NRIs sans 180 day wait: UIDAI CEO

The UIDAI is setting up Aadhaar Seva Kendras -- similar to the concept of Passport Seva Kendras -- covering 53 cities across the country.

01 Sep 2019 1:15 PM

Hike in gold import duty part of policy to curb non-essential imports: Revenue Secy

Hike in gold import duty to 12.5 per cent from 10 per cent could lead to problems like smuggling.

08 Jul 2019 11:39 AM

Key priority will be to improve GDP-tax ratio: Revenue secy

In the last four years, the country’s tax-GDP ratio has improved from 10 per cent to 11.5 per cent.

01 Dec 2018 2:28 AM

New look team to steer Interim Budget 2019

Govt is in the process of appointing the chief economic advisor (CEA) who could soon take charge.

22 Nov 2018 10:28 AM

UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhar based eKYC

A circular to this effect has already been issued to telecom service providers including Airtel, Jio, Vodafone and others.

01 Oct 2018 3:09 PM


UIDAI has multiple layers of security check to foil manipulation: CEO

Aadhaar system is designed in a manner that it has multiple layers of security.

14 Sep 2018 5:41 PM

UIDAI plans public outreach on do's, don'ts of sharing ID number

UIDAI intends to equate Aadhaar number with other personal information to caution users against placing their details in public domain.

12 Aug 2018 6:38 PM

18,000 bank branches, post offices have Aadhaar facility now: UIDAI

UIDAI had in July last year asked private as well as public sector banks to set up Aadhaar facility.

20 Jun 2018 12:52 PM

UIDAI extends deadline to deploy Virtual ID system to July 1

The Virtual ID (VID) feature is aimed at giving users the option of not sharing their Aadhaar number.

31 May 2018 2:58 PM

Ready to get naked before white man for visa: Union min on Aadhaar row

KJ Alphons assured that bio-metric data was with the UIDAI and that it has not been breached.

25 Mar 2018 4:27 PM


UIDAI calls report on new Aadhaar database leak ‘false, baseless’

'There is no truth as there has been absolutely no breach of UIDAIs Aadhaar database. Aadhaar remains safe and secure,' UIDAI said.

24 Mar 2018 9:35 PM

Virtual ID not a cover-up for data breach, was planned years ago: UIDAI chief

The chief executive officer of UIDAI said the virtual ID would prevent profiling of individuals who applied for Aadhaar.

12 Jan 2018 8:53 AM

Around 500 missing children traced via Aadhaar: UIDAI CEO

Around 180 children go missing on an average every day, according to government data quoted by Child Rights and You.

24 Nov 2017 3:45 PM

'Many issues on GSTN sorted, effort on to make it hassle free'

GoM in the next meeting will decide on the future course of action with regard to the IT network.

23 Oct 2017 12:57 PM

From September, Aadhaar enrolment only at govt centres: UIDAI

UIDAI has said the process of shifting enrolment operations to such centres should be completed by August 31, 2017.

02 Jul 2017 3:07 PM


UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey made secretary

His promotion comes at a time when Aadhaar is being made mandatory for availing the benefits of various government schemes.

23 Jun 2017 10:23 AM