The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has enabled a feature that would allow anyone with an Aadhaar number to open a bank account, without any paperwork. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is coming with new facility with Aadhar card for the common people. This feature is now supporting Electronic based banking system for the deveploment of the country. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chief Nandan Nilekani launched the e-KYC facility at the Axis Bank headquarters here. Initially, the facility is available at 1,000 branches of the bank. By the end of this month, Axis Bank would extend the facility to about 2,000 branches.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chief Nandan Nilekani said that anyone who will tell his 12-digit Aadhaar number by visiting a bank branch will come out as a bank account holder outside. The bank will link to The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) through an authorized service agent which will provide it with the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database. The fingerprints of the candidate will be submitted only in the bank branch for Electronic based banking system. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chief Nandan Nilekani said that this facility is more secure than submitting copies of documents. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issue about 46 crore. Aadhaar number till now and will achieve 60 crore mark by end of this year.
Grace period of three months ended in Mandi district
Consumers might get deprived of subsidy benefits under Direct Benefit Transfer scheme from November 1 in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Those in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh who have linked their Aadhaar number with bank account but yet to submit it to their gas dealers will not get any subsidy on the gas cylinder. According to new subsidy scheme , LPG cylinders will be available at market price in the district from November 1. The consumers who have not linked Aadhaar with bank account and have not submitted details to gas distributors might have to incur an extra burden of Rs.500 for a cylinder. Government has already provided three months of extra time period for completing all the formalities which is grace period for seeding process is ended on October 31. The LPG cylinder costs around Rs. 1100 without government subsidy scheme in the region. People are also facing difficulties in the multi-linking process and the government is also trying to cooperate with the consumers of the LPG cylinders.
DBT-Kerosene subsidy scheme in UNA district
According to the DBT – Kerosene subsidy scheme, The Aadhar card linked bank account of the beneficiary will now receive Kerosene subsidy amount directly in Himachal Pradesh. With the government approval on 31st november the Kerosene subsidy scheme has already started in the Himachal Pradesh. Food and Supply Department has begun the proceedings for collecting Aadhar card numbers of all those people who avail kerosene subsidy benefits. Just like the LPG subsidy scheme, beneficiary has to purchase kerosene at the market price of Rs. 40 per litre while the subsidy amount will be transferred into the Aadhaar linked bank account of the beneficiary later on. All the consumers who didnt linked their Aadhaar card to bank or not submitted their Aadhaar Card information to the food and supply department will not receive any subsidy on the Kerosene.
LPG subsidy scheme has already started in the state. The scheme was talked to be started from Una district earlier because of higher percentage of Aadhaar enrollment in the district was already postponed for a month. Thais is a keen method by the department to to stop the mis-use of the Kerosene in the state. At present Five litre of kerosene per month is provided to those who do not have a gas connection while three litre of kerosene is provided to those who have only one LPG cylinder. The kerosene subsidy scheme is already started in the state from the department end.
Essential Aadhaar Card
The Government is on the mission on making Aadhaar Card as an important document for the people. Amritsar ADC Vikas Pradeep said that Aadhar card is essential for availing benefits of schemes run by government. In the meeting held in the office of Amritsar ADC Vikas Pradeep this benefits are discussed with the District Food and Supply Controller and representatives of various oil companies. He gathered details about Aadhar card work from the concerned officials. He added that Aadhar card is essential and those who have got their Aadhar card should also register it with their gas dealers. About 70% enrolment work has been completed in the district and 80 machines are in operation in the district for Aadhar card enrollment of the people. The Amritsar ADC Vikas Pradeep have full confidence in the personnel working for the Aadhaar Card. Gurgaon ADC has also appealed people of the district to show hurry for Aadhar card enrollment. LPG subsidy will be transferred into bank accounts from January 2014 for which beneficiary must have Aadhar card. He instructed people that after getting Aadhar card they should link bank account with the aadhaar card and submit details to the gas company. Not enrolling for Aadhar card can pose difficulty in availing subsidy benefits as subsidy will only be provided to consumer who submitted their aadhaar card detail in the gas company or else consumer have to pay original price for the LPG cylinder.
In Bhandaridah, Aadhar card enrolment for old-age pensioners at home
Enrollment of disabled and old-age beneficiaries for linking pensioners with Aadhar card relieve by Sub-division administration of Bhandaridah, Jharkhand. Concerned officials will go to such pensioners along with computer system for completing Aadhar card enrolment process. This service will provide benifits to the disabled and old-age who are not able to come to the Aadhaar card camp for the process of the aadhaar card Enrollment. Through this scheme amounts of beneficiaries will be directly transferred into their bank account.