Tag "Aadhaar"

Government launches ‘BHIM-Aadhaar Pay’ app to boost digitization wave

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to further boost the digitization wave in the country, the government has launched BHIM-Aadhaar Pay, which allows payment through thumb impression. The new app links the Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) mobile application with biometric platform Aadhaar, which

Aadhaar card verification now mandatory for mobile connections, both old and new

By : CIOL Writers

Walking on the lines of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s statement that Aadhar may become the single identity card in future, the department of telecommunications (DoT) has moved to make Aadhaar-based e-KYC (know your customer) mandatory for mobile phone connections. “All

Decoding Bharat QR Code

By : CIOL Writers

The Indian government is leaving no stones unturned to digitise the economy and drive people towards cashless payments. So after, Unified Payments Interface (UPI) for smartphones, Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) based mobile banking, Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app

NCPI to roll out simple version of USSD for feature phones

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In a bid to reach out to the less tech-savvy people, NCPI will be rolling out a simple version of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) that can be used on feature mobile phones in next 15 days. NITI Aayog CEO

Indian Railways mulling over linking Aadhaar with concessional ticket booking

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After successful linking Aadhaar cards with LPG service and passport service, the government is now mulling over using it for railways ticket bookings and Indian Railways is soon expected to hold discussions with UIDAI for the same. The Finance Ministry

Airtel & Vodafone to activate new connection instantly with e-KYC

BANGALORE, INDIA: Airtel has started rolling out Aadhaar based e-KYC verification in stores following the notification by the Department of Telecom, Government of India, while Vodafone will make it live from August 24. The e-verification will enable instant activation of

IRCTC to launch e-wallet soon

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Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will be soon launching a host of initiatives, including passenger insurance, unreserved ticketing, and an e-wallet in a renewed form to make passengers’ travel experience smooth and hassle proof. “We are going to

e-Aadhaar valid document for new mobile connections: DoT

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Department of Telecom has clarified that e-Aadhaar letter or the downloaded version of the card from the UIDAI website, can now be used as a valid identity and address proof document for taking a new mobile connection. DoT, however, has

DCB Bank launches Aadhaar based ATM in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: DCB Bank today launched, Bangalore has got its first “Cardless and PIN less” ATM that accepts Aadhaar number and the fingerprint (biometric) to dispense cash from the bank account. DCB Bank pilot launched Aadhaar based ATM in Mumbai,

Stop harassing citizens over Aadhaar: SC to GoI

MUMBAI, INDIA: The ambitious Aadhaar card initiative which has been treading in rough waters, got yet another jolt early this week from none other than the Apex court-the Supreme Court of India. Responding to a batch of petitions challenging the Aadhaar