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No Aadhar card? You could be a suspect #UID #WTFnews

        Published: Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013, 8:00 IST   By Sanjeev Devasia | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA       If you are among those who think that obtaining an Aadhar card is not important, then… Continue Reading →

UID/Aadhaar, a medicine possibly worse than the disease #mustshare

Moneylife Foundation’s seminar on MONEYLIFE DIGITAL TEAM | 12/01/2013 04:07 PM The Aadhaar project was supposed to eliminate corruption in welfare schemes and provide the poor with an identity. It is now, however, clearly spreading into areas that dangerously intrude into our… Continue Reading →

IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Cash Transfers and UID: Essential Demands

      We support cash transfers such as old age pensions, widow pensions, maternity entitlements and scholarships. However, we oppose the government’s plan for accelerated mass conversion of welfare schemes to UID-driven cash transfers. This plan could cause havoc… Continue Reading →

“Aadhaar” of Direct Cash Transfer is more of assumptions, less of ground-level realities #UID #MUSTREAD

14 DEC, 2012, The government announced that from January 2013, 51 districts of the country would be subjected to Aadhaar– based direct cash transfers (DCT). We need some basic answers before we get to term the initiative as a game-changer…. Continue Reading →

Out of Thumb print – #mustread #joke #aadhaar #uid

Business Standard / New Delhi Dec 07, 2012, 00:25 IST India is a young country and it appears that the Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI) is keen to record this fact. Itsbiometric machines have been reconfigured to scan fingerprints up… Continue Reading →

Tripura Opposes Direct Cash Transfer #AAdhaar #UID

AGARTALA | DEC 07, 2012, Outlook Tripura today opposed Centre’s plan for direct cash transfer to the bank accounts of the customers of fair price shop for giving subsidy on the plea that it would cripple the existing Public Distribution System… Continue Reading →

Ration shop dealers demand withdrawal of cash transfer scheme #AADHAAR #UID

   7 DEC, 2012,PTI   NEW DELHI: Ration shop dealers today threatened to go on strike demanding that direct cash transfer scheme should be withdrawn, and accused the government of being lethargic in strengthening the food distribution system.    … Continue Reading →

Aadhaar-obsessed Indian Government should check ground reality #UID

  NOVEMBER 30, 2012, http://www.taxindiaonline.com/ By TIOL Edit Team THE Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has put the Government in fast gear on the grandiose project for direct cash transfers (DCT) to beneficiaries of various subsidy-centric and other welfare schemes. He… Continue Reading →

The case against cash transfers #UID #Aadhaar

If the system doesn’t work, don’t fix it, just dismantle it, the government appears to be saying in the matter of cash transfers in lieu of subsidies, writes Sachin Kumar Jain Since 2005, the government has indicated a preference for… Continue Reading →

Notes from an illuminating journey #sundayreading

ANKITA AGGARWAL, The Hindu People at Gola block office in Ramgarh district listening to the yatris demand for universal old age pension  to Food campaign launched a series of yatras in north India last month. Ankita Aggarwal joined the Jharkhand… Continue Reading →

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