Cabinet clears Bill that gives statutory status to UIDAI4 min read . Updated: 08 Oct 2013, 11:46 PM IST
The Bill will likely be taken up in the winter session of Parliament
New Delhi: The Union cabinet on Tuesday cleared the National Identification Authority of India Bill, giving statutory backing to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) which issues Aadhaar numbers, even as the Supreme Court refused to modify its earlier order against making the Aadhaar number compulsory for availing benefits.
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