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Couples Getting Married | Aadhaar – Based Registration System

Now getting registered for a marriage is a few clicks away for the couples. The couples who are willing to get married under the Special Act 1954, the Government has recently introduced the Aadhaar – Based online facility for the process and thus making it be mandatory. With this online process, the best part is that there is no need of a lawyer or middlemen in the tehsil office to get the marriage certificate issued.

Aadhaar Based Marriage Certification Online
Aadhaar Based Marriage Certification Online

Brajesh Pathak, the State Minister for Law and Justice said that

The Law Commission has already recommended that the marriage registration is mandatory and we are working on it.
The online registration process is quite simple and fast.

To get your marriage registered, the user has to login to igrsup.gov.in. The applicant couple (both husband and wife) must have an Aadhaar Card with their mobile numbers. After the filling of the form, a One-Time Password is sent for the access to the payment gateway.

Aadhaar Marriage Online verification
Aadhaar Based Marriage Certificate Online verification

Once the payment is done (Rs 10 within the first month of the marriage and Rs 20 if more than 30 days have passed) an acknowledgment receipt is provided and the copy of the marriage certificate can be downloaded. The process includes Biometric Authentication. Thousands of people have actually used this facility and have been successfully implemented.

The Law Commission of India has recommended that the marriage registration has been made compulsory within 30 days of the wedding, with no exemption to any religious community. The Panel has also decided severe punishments for those who do not follow the rules and for those who have provided the wrong information.

Different camps are organized to help the couples, who have married earlier but have no certificate. The Officials said that UP is well prepared to implement the order and since the system is linked with UIDAI, it will prevent the misuse.

Brajesh Pathak made a statement that

UP is the only state where the Online Aadhaar-Based Hindu Marriage Registration System is in place.
Maharashtra sees over 25, 000 marriages were registered under the Act.

The UP Director General of Unique Identification Authority of India Reema Singh claimed that 100% of the population have their Aadhaar Card. she said

The System came in place about a year ago with the joint effort of stamp and registration department and National Informatics Center

How to Check your Aadhaar Status on UIDAI Gov Website

The 12 digit Unique Identification Number provided to the residents of India has been deactivated by the UIDAI. “Till date, approximately 81 lakhs Aadhaar numbers have been deactivated,” the minister informed the Parliament on Friday.

The reason behind this step has been explained by the Ministry of State for E&IT, PP Chaudhary is

The Aadhaar numbers were deactivated for a number of reasons stated in Section 27 and 28 of Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016, Prior to enactment of the Aadhaar Act, 2016, the deactivation (suspension) of Aadhaar numbers was done as per the Aadhaar Life Cycle Management (ALCM) guideline

Check if Your Aadhaar Number still exists

  • Visit the UIDAI official website uidai.gov.in
  • Tap on to the ‘Verify Aadhaar Number’ option on the right side of the home page.
  • Enter the 12 digit verification number on the given box along with a security code and verify if your Aadhaar number still exists.
  • In case the number exists a message will be displayed confirming the existence of the number. In case of deactivation of the number, a message will be sent saying the number does not exist.

Also the Government mandated linking Aadhaar with PAN for filing Income Tax Return or in obtaining new PAN card. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extended the last date of the process to 31st August.

This step of mandating the linkage of PAN and Aadhaar has been done in order to prevent the duplicity of the document. To know more about:  Linking Aadhaar and PAN is a must: Hasmukh Aadhia

If you want to update your Aadhaar, you can do that easily through UIDAI Official website i.e. uidai.gov.in or offline. To know the whole process please see How to Update Aadhar Card Online and Offline


Get Tatkal Passport With Just Aadhaar Number | In 10 Days

Now you can get a Tatkal Passport by just providing your Aadhaar Number. To make the procedure go faster, the passport department is putting an end to the verification certificate in order to acquire a passport under the Tatkal scheme.

Previously, the applicants were required to obtain a certificate from the gazetted officer stated that the passport be issued under the tatkaal category.


The notice by the Regional Passport Office reads

It has been decided by the Ministry of External Affairs that in the larger public interest, the verification certificates is no longer required to be submitted by an applicant seeking passport under the revised tatkaal scheme.

On the matter, a passport official said that this move of doing away with the annexure F (Specimen declaration of applicants for obtaining a passport in lieu of lost / damaged passport) to restraint corruption.

Generally people apply for Tatkal Passport in emergency and approach travel agents and them with the help of the government officials and ask for sky – high amounts for issuing such verification certificates.

Under this scheme, apart from Aadhaar number / enrolment number and Annexure – E, you are required to provide any two documents from the below mentioned list:

  • EPIC (Elector’s Photo Identity Card)
  • Service photo identity card issued by State / Central Government
  • Public Sector Undertakings
  • Local bodies or public limited companies
  • Sc / ST / other backward class certificate
  • Arms license
  • Pension document such as ex – servicemen’s pension book / pension payment order / ex – servicemen’s widow / dependent certificate
  • Old age pension order;
  • Self – passport (unrevoked and undamaged)
  • PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card
  • Bank / Kisan / Post Office Passbook
  • Students photo identity card issued by an educational institution
  • Driving license (valid and jurisdiction of state of submission of applicant)
  • Birth certificate issued under the Registration of Births and Deaths Act
  • Ration Card

Requirements for Minors

If the applicant is below the age of 18 years, they are required to submit the below mentioned documents:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Letter
  • E – Aadhaar containing the 12 digit Aadhaar number
  • 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar enrolment slip
  • Prescribed fee

Along with above mentioned documents, they are also required to submit any two of the below mentioned documents:

Tatkaal Passport service is available on consideration grounds of genuine emergency like death, serious illness of a blood relative. However, this service is not for the case of scheduling travel plans, or in case of expired visa status or in case where the passport has not been renewed for more than six months after the date of expiry.

To know more about Tatkaal passport.

National Pension Scheme | 2018 | Check Statement & Balance via Umang App

The NPS is otherwise called as the National Pension System. This pension scheme is mainly given to those people who do not have the pension facility after the retirement. The NPS gives an opportunity to accumulate a pension fund over a long period of time after retirement. In this scheme, the person’s employer can also contribute funds. The wealth accumulated under the NPS depends upon the contribution made and the income generated from the investment. To encourage the National Pension System, the Government has extended many income tax benefits for contributing.

How to link Aadhaar with NPS Account…Read Here

Some Important Links
NPS All Information
How To Open NPS Account
Link NPS Account With Aadhaar Card

The NPS consists of two types of accounts:

  1. Tier I
  2. Tier II

The Tier I account is non-withdrawable until the age of 60 years or retirement except in specific situations whereas, the Tier II account is a voluntary savings account. The Subscribers to Tier II account to withdraw money anytime they want.

The NPS provides both online and app facilities for checking out balance and transaction statement.

To check the balance and transaction statement you need to login to your NPS account through the CRA Website (www.cra-nsdl.com) and enter the User ID and Password. After Logging in, select the Transaction Statement option and then the Holding Statement. This provides you the complete details of your accumulated balance in the NPS Fund. Click on the transaction statement to see the complete details of your transactions including the contributions.

Checking NPS Balance and Statement through App

The NPS Services can be availed in the UMANG App. The UMANG App is an initiative taken by the Government to offer various E-Gov Services under a single platform. This app is developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technology (MeiTY) and National e-Governance Division. You can avail both EPFO and NPS Services from the UMANG Platform.

Umang App for NPS
Umang App for NPS

The NPS also provides other services such as checking of current holding, transaction statements and recent contributions, other than that you can also change the investment scheme and change the address as well.

Not only this, the NPS also offers you the flexibility to customize your own portfolio based on your choice and risk appetite.

There are two investment options under the NPS Scheme: “Auto Choice” and “Active Choice”.

Under the “Auto-Choice” option the fund is invested as per the Life Cycle Fund Matrix designed by the experts. It also has different options: “Aggressive Life Cycle Fund”, “Moderate Life Cycle Fund” and “Conservative Life Cycle Fund”.

Whereas, the “Active-Choice” offers the investor an option to put his money in the pension fund so as to work in the different asset classes: equity, corporate/government debt, and an alternative investment fund (A). Putting an Investment in any asset class is optional.

The National Pension Scheme (NPS) is Government sponsored Pension Scheme which is opened for all the sections of citizens of the society. The scheme helps the subscribers to earn funds during the time of the retirement and make they’re future safe and secure.

UIDAI Start Aadhaar App With Dynamic OTP Based Verification

Few months back UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) launched the Aadhaar mobile application i.e m – Aadhaar. It is a mobile application on your smart phone which helps you carrying your Aadhaar information such as name, address, DOB, photograph which are linked with your unique Aadhaar Card on your phone and negates the need to carry it on your wallet.

Just after months of its launch, the application hits 1 million downloads. To make the application even more convenient to people, UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has introduced Time Based One Time Password (TOTP) as a new feature to fast track authentication.

Various Facilities Provide By The UIDAI Official Website
Check UIDAI Official Website Services Click Here
Check Aadhaar Card Status By Name Click Here
Update Aadhaar Card On SSUP Click Here
Aadhaar Card Correction Online Click Here
Change Aadhaar Card Address Without Mobile Number Click Here
Download Aadhaar Card By Enrolment ID  Click Here 
Download Aadhaar Card By Aadhaar Number Click Here
Download Aadhaar Card By Name & Date Of Birth Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card With PAN Card Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card With Bank Account Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card To Mobile Number via OTP Click Here

Earlier in the application, the users didn’t have the option to enter the OTP manually. However with the introduction to TOTP, the users would not have to wait for OTP to arrive on their mobile since a dynamic OTP will be always available on m – Aadhaar App on their mobile phones.

This would make the process easier in a place which has network issues in their area.

After the introduction of the new feature Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO, UIDAI stated that

to improve both security and convenience, TOTP has been configured in the Self Service Update Portal (SSUP) and e – Aadhaar download and in future, all OTP based Aadhaar authentication applications will be migrated to TOTP based Aadhaar authentication

Pandya further said that

It is an 8 digit long numeric string generated as one-time temporary password (OTP) by an algorithm and valid only for 30 seconds

This app has other useful features like biometric locking and unlocking system, which is a very helpful feature as it secure biometric authentication by locking biometrics data.

In this application

Once resident enables Biometric Locking system their biometric remains locked till the Aadhaar Holder chose to either Unlock it (which is temporary) or Disable the Locking system

To download the application go to Google Play Store on your Android smart phones and type ‘m – Aadhaar‘ in the search option. Download and install the app.

Also note that this application is available only for the android users. Iphone users have to wait for this facility.

m – Aadhaar has become an important application as it is considered to be a valid proof of identity for travellers in Indian Railways.

To know more about it, you can also read https://rupeenomics.com/m-aadhaar-valid-id-proof-travellers-indian-railways/