Aadhaar- Where it is mandatory…

Aadhaar is an ambitious public scheme that uses biometric data to generate unique identification numbers for citizens. Supreme Court said Wednesday that Aadhaar, a public scheme that covers more than 122 crore Indians, is constitutionally valid.

Supreme Court says Aadhaar is constitutionally valid, three judges in Constitution bench deliver majority judgment

UIDAI welcomes the historical and landmark majority judgment of the Hon’ble #SupremeCourt on Aadhaar which has upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and accepted that there is a legitimate state aim in Aadhaar.

Now You need to link Aadhaar with :

Permanent Account Number, or PAN

File your Income Tax returns

Avail facilities of welfare schemes and government subsidies

Don’t need to link it with:

Your bank account;

Your mobile number;

School admissions

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and University Grants Commission (UGC) exams, or the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

The court also said no child can be denied benefits of any schemes if he or she can’t produce an Aadhaar number.

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