Jan Dhan accounts seeded with Aadhaar
The Minister of state for Finance Jayant Sinha said on Tuesday that the government has seeded 9.39 crore Jan Dhan accounts with the Aadhaar unique identity number.
He also tweeted “Government is linking bank accounts with Aadhaar to accurately transfer benefits. 9.39 crore Jan Dhan accounts have been seeded with Aadhaar cards.”
The government is also to planning cash transfer of the fertilizer subsidy through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), as they have been using Aadhar for transfer the cooking gas and some other benefits.
Parliament last week passed the Aadhaar Bill, after rejecting the amendments to it suggested by the Rajya Sabha.
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