Bombay High Court Directed Not to Deny food benefits to Kids without Aadhaar

The Bombay High Court directed not to deny Food Benefits under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) to Kids who are without Aadhaar. The Bombay High Court was hearing a public interest litigation which was filed by Maharashtra Rajya Anganwadi Karmachari Sangh, who is a union of anganwadi workers.

Bombay High Court Directed Not to Deny food benefits to Kids without Aadhaar

According to the notice passed, the Integrated Child Development Scheme commissioner was instructed not to fill any vacant posts in Anganwadi across the state, merge anganwadis that cater to fewer children, and make mandatory the linking of Aadhaar for children who avail benefits from the scheme.

The communication was issued pursuant to directions issued by the finance department.
The above directions would make children’s deprive from the benefits who do not have Aadhaar Card, said the division bench of justice Abhay Oka and justice Mahesh Sonak, adding that this would defeat the very object of the scheme.

Advocate Kranti LC, who represented the petitioner, pointed out that the Integrated Child Development Scheme has been framed pursuant to directions of the Supreme Court and aimed to provide nutritional food to rural and slum children between 0 and 6 years. He has submitted the communication of September 2017 was completely contrary to the objectives of the scheme.
The officials accepted this statements and noted that if the communication of September 2017 is implemented, Integrated Child Development Scheme and the National Food Security Act, 2013, becomes “practically impossible” to enact. The officials directed the State Government to make sure no children is deprived of nutritional supplements and meals being served at anganwadi centers due to no Aadhaar.

Busted - Fake Aadhaar Centers Operated by Fraudsters

An Aadhaar Enrolment team from the Nodal Office raided a cyber cafe in Manesar and in Sector 18 Gurugram, as they were using rubber plaques with thumb impressions of authorized persons to run fake enrollment centers.

Busted - Fake Aadhaar Centers Operated by Fraudsters

Previously the team has submitted the report on the two cafes to additional deputy commissioner Munish Sharma, who ordered legal action.

The Cyber Cafe on Manesar-Khoh Road which was being managed and run by Vinod Kumar was raided on September 6. Vinod Kumar was using thumb impression and software of his Jajjhar-based relative, which is an authorized operator under District Information Technology Society (DITS).
Later on after two days one more raid was done on the Cyber Cafe in Sector 18 in Gurugram which is being run and managed by Dalip Singh. Dalip Singh was using the thumb impression and software authorized to his brother who is working with DITS Alwar and based in Alwar, Rajasthan.
UIDAI (The Unique Identification Authority of India) has currently blacklisted Bachchu and Chanchal and FIR's are been registered against Singh and Kumar.

Kumar tried to prove his innocence by saying that he has started Aadhaar Enrolments two years ago when private agencies were involved in the process. And now he is not doing any Aadhaar related work. When team raided cyber cafe, he was only helping the customer with online documents he said. He also added that the only mistake which he did is, he didn't removed the banner related to Aadhaar Enrolment from outside his cyber cafe.

Kumar's Partner Rahul also stated that several cyber cafes in Manesar are using rubber thumb impression trick for Aadhaar Enrolment without any valid authorization.
Aadhaar Team which led the raid stated that Kumar was enrolling residents for Aadhaar using software from Chanchal Kumari. They has conducted the raid under guise of the customers. They also have video clip of Kumar with strip displayed on the laptop which is displaying Kumari’s registration code, software id and district agency code.

How to Change Information like email and mobile in Aadhaar Profile on DigiLocker

Your personal details which are displayed in your Aadhaar Profile in DigiLocker Account like name, address, mobile number, email id etc. is fetched from UIDAI Server. So all this fetched details displayed in DigiLocker Aadhaar Profile cannot be updated or change in DigiLocker itself.

How to Change Information like email and mobile in Aadhaar Profile on DigiLocker
In case if you want to make changes to your personal details which are displayed in Aadhaar Profile in DigiLocker, you will have to get your Aadhaar Card Details Updated.

To update your Aadhaar Details, you can follow the below process.

Process to Update your Aadhaar Details
  • To update your Aadhaar Card Details you will have to visit Aadhaar Kendra in your location with your Aadhaar Card and supported documents.
Below are the list of documents which you will have to take along with you to get your Aadhaar Updated.
Proof of Identity (PoI) documents
Passport, PAN Card, Ration / PDS Photo Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Government Photo ID Cards/ Service Photo Identity Card issued by PSU, NREGS Job Card, Photo ID Issues by Recognized Educational Institution, Arms License, Photo Bank ATM Card, Photo Credit Card, Pensioner Photo Card, Freedom Fighter Photo Card, Kissan Photo Passbook, CGHS/ ECHS Photo Card, Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts, Certificate of Identity having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead, Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT, Affidavit executed on non-judicial stamp paper to be submitted by a woman applicant for name change after marriage (Join affidavit to be submitted along with her husband with joint photo), Marriage Certificate, Proof of Marriage document issued by the registrar, gazette notification, legal name change certificate.

Proof of date of birth documents

Birth Certificate, SSLC Book/ Certificate, Passport, Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Office on letterhead.

Proof of Address (PoA) documents

Passport, Bank Statement/ Passbook, Ration Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Government Photo ID Cards/ Service Photo Identity Card issued by PSU, Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months), Water Bill (not older than 3 months), Telephone Landline bill (not older than 3 months), Property Tax Receipt (not older than 3 months), Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months), Insurance Policy, Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead,  Signed letter having photo issued by registered company on letterhead, signed letter having photo issued by recognized educational instruction on letterhead, NREGS Job Card, Arms License, Pensioner Card, Freedom Fighter Card, Kissan Passbook, CGHS/ ECHS Card, Certificate of address having photo issued by MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead, Certificate of address issued by village panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas), Income Tax Assessment Order, Vehicle Registration Certificate, Registered Sale/ Lease/ Rent Agreement, Address card having photo issued by departments of posts, caste and domicile certificate having photo issued by state govt., disability ID Card/ handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/ Administrations, Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3 months), Passport Spouse, Passport of Parents (in case of minor).
  • Take Aadhaar Correction or Update Form from Aadhaar Kendra, fill in all details asked in the form correctly.
  • Submit the form with photocopies of the documents to the operator.
  • Your biometrics will be captured by the operator and all details will be noted down in the system which are to be updated.
  • You will be given Aadhaar Update Request Receipt.
  • You are done updating your Aadhaar Card, your request will be processed in 2 to 4 weeks, and you will be notified via SMS on your mobile number.
  • Once your Aadhaar Details gets updated, your details In DigiLocker will also get updated automatically.

How to Check if Mobile Number is Registered with your Aadhaar Card

Having mobile number registered with Aadhaar is extremely essential to avail online Aadhaar Services. Your mobile number is captured with your Aadhaar while Aadhaar Enrolment as it would be mentioned on your Aadhaar Enrolment Form.

If in case if you have kept the mobile number space blank in your Aadhaar Enrolment Form, than the operator would skip entering your mobile number in your Aadhaar Card.

In case if you are unaware about the mobile number registered with your Aadhaar Card, than in such case how to know your mobile number registered with Aadhaar Card we will be going to explain to you in this post.

First of All lets us know the benefits of having mobile number registered with your Aadhaar Card.

Benefits of Having Mobile Number Registered with Aadhaar Card
  1. Download e-Aadhaar Online
  2. Check Aadhaar Status
  3. Update Aadhaar Online
  4. Complete OTP Authentications
Steps on How to Check if Mobile Number is Registered with your Aadhaar Card
  • To check if you’re mobile number is registered with your Aadhaar Card just visit UIDAI Website by going to https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/
  • Select I have Aadhaar, enter in your 12 digit Aadhaar Number, Full Name, and Pin Code.
  • Enter the captcha image and click on get one time password.
  • On next prompt if mobile number is registered with your Aadhaar it will show you the last four digits mobile registered with mobile number.
How to Check if Mobile Number is Registered with your Aadhaar Card
  • So now you know which mobile number of yours is registered with your Aadhaar.
  • To proceed downloading your Aadhaar, you can just click on confirm button.
  • You would receive one time password on your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the received otp in enter otp and click on validate and download button.
  • Your Aadhaar would get downloaded.
  • If mobile number is not registered with your Aadhaar Card than you can follow the below process to get your mobile registered with your Aadhaar.
How to Register Mobile Number with Aadhaar Card if Not Present
  • To register your mobile number with your Aadhaar just run to Aadhaar Enrolment Center with your Aadhaar Card.
  • Fill up the Aadhaar Update Form present at the center.
  • Submit the form at the center and get your mobile number updated with your Aadhaar Card.

Is it true, as we keep hearing in media that Aadhaar data was breached?

Aadhaar database has never been breached during last 7 years of its existence. Data of all Aadhaar holders is safe and secure. Stories around Aadhaar data breach are mostly cases of miss-reporting.

Is it true, as we keep hearing in media that Aadhaar data was breached?

UIDAI uses advanced security technologies to keep your data safe and secure and keeps upgrading them to meet emerging security threats and challenges.

How has Aadhaar benefited the Common Man?

Aadhaar has benefited a common person in innumerable ways. Foremost with a credible identity. Aadhaar has empowered by now more than 119 crore residents with a verifiable identity.

How has Aadhaar benefited the Common Man?

Today the fact is that Aadhaar inspires more confidence and trust than any other identity document in India. For e.g. if you are an employer which identity document will you prefer from your prospective employees? Or just ask your household help, driver, poor living in slums and villages as to how they are using Aadhaar to prove their identity to get jobs, open bank accounts, for rail travel, and to get various entitlements and Govt. benefits directly into their bank accounts without middlemen. Ask them and they will tell you how empowered they are by having Aadhaar.

Why are some agencies not accepting eAadhaar and insist on Original Aadhaar?

eAadhaar (downloaded Aadhaar) from UIDAI website is as legally valid as original Aadhaar issued by UIDAI. Both should be acceptable by all agencies.

Why are some agencies not accepting eAadhaar and insist on Original Aadhaar?

In fact downloaded eAadhaar/ mAadhaar has updated address etc. of the Aadhaar holders and therefore should be preferable. If anyone refuses to accept downloaded eAadhaar, the Aadhaar holder may lodge complaints with higher authorities of those departments/ agencies.