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UIDAI says no essential service or benefit can be denied of Aadhaar number

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New Delhi: Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI on Saturday said no essential service or benefit like medical facility, school admission or ration through PDS can be denied for want of the biometric national ID. In a statement, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) asked government departments and state administration “to ensure that no essential service or benefit shall be denied to a genuine beneficiary for the want of Aadhaar whether it is medical help, hospitalisation, school admission or ration through PDS”. “There are exception handling regulations issued by UIDAI vide its circular datedRead More