What Supreme Court’s Aadhaar verdict means for you: 10 points2 min read . Updated: 26 Sep 2018, 05:00 PM IST
Here's a complete list of services where you need Aadhaar card and where you don't need Aadhaar card as per the Supreme Court judgement declared today.
New Delhi: While upholding the constitutional validity of Aadhaar scheme, the Supreme Court has ruled that Aadhaar Act doesn’t violate your right to privacy when you agree to share biometric data. Private entities have been barred from using Aadhaar card for KYC authentication purposes but you will still need Aadhaar for various other purposes including PAN card and ITR filing. The government has welcomed the Supreme Court ruling with finance minister Arun Jaitley saying that the use of Aadhaar has helped the government save ₹ 90,000 crore in a year through targeting of beneficiaries and plugging leakages.
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