Aadhar Card Bill 2016 Passed in Parliament
Aadhaar has picked up a lawful status as Aadhar card bill giving constitutional status to Aadhaar has been granted in the parliament. Presently, it won’t confront blocks in Supreme Court with respect to its necessary use for profiting government plans’ advantages. Aadhaar is an undertaking dispatched by UPA under which an individual is designated a one of a kind 12-digit recognizable proof number subsequent to gathering individual data of the Aadhar card holder like name, location, fingerprints and iris scan, and so forth. In the Lok Sabha, on Friday, Eleventh March, 2016, Aadhaar Bill 2016 was passed. Finance minister Arun Jaitley after level headed discussion on the bill said that individual data of the Aadhaar number holder will be protected and won’t be abused.
Aadhar card will now turn into an obligatory device for getting government welfare plan advantages. Aadhar card bill was exhibited as money bill in Lok Sabha and was in this way gone with a voice vote even after resistance’s challenge against the bill. Since it is exhibited as a money bill, it is not important to pass it from Rajya Sabha too. As this was exhibited as money bill, restriction raised their voice against it. Arun Jaitley said, “Subsequent to being exhibited in September 2010, there has been discourse for a long time on the bill. Bill has been sent to standing board of trustees. Considering every single essential point, government has introduced the bill. Principle goal behind this bill is to convey government money to veritable individuals. This will spare crores of cash to the exchequer. Individual information won’t be shared without the assent of the card holder; biometric information can’t be shared even after the assent. Execution of Aadhaar in LPG appropriation dispersion has spared more than Rs.15000 crore for the administration. 97% grown-ups and 67% minor have Aadhar card”.
“Aadhar card related data may be utilized for government work. Anybody discovered disregarding these rules is entitled to be punished with 3 years of jail or a fine of Rs. 10 lakh. Government needs that each such individual ought to have Aadhaar number who has stayed in the nation for at least 182 days in a year. Number of individuals living beneath poverty line in the nation is high. Government does not have any desire to postpone this bill any longer since this will keep individuals get denied from government offer who some assistance with needing it most. Regular 5 to 7 lakh individuals are being issued Aadhar card number”, included Finance Minister.
The bill has been named as Aadhaar (Target Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016. Its Rajya Sabha passing is no more required as it was exhibited as money bill in Lok Sabha so.