Aadhar Card is MANDATORY for all Scholarships and Fellowships

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India vide its letter D.O. No.18-712013-U1A dated 1Oth June, 2016 has instructed the University Grants Commission that from the financial year 2016-17 onwards the Aadhaar has been mandatory for disbursement of all Government subsidies/Scholarships/Fellowships which are to be disbursed directly into the beneficiaries’ account. The Universities are requested that they may seek the details of the beneficiaries and put all information on universities/institutions’ website and email a copy of the same immediately to Dr. Sunita Siwach, Deputy Secretary (Selection and Awards), UGC on ssiwach.ugc@nic.in. In case of any clarification, you are requested to contact Dr. Sunita Siwach on her telephone 01 1 -23235640.

It is requested that in case some of the beneficiaries do not have Aadhaar Cards they may be instructed to get themselves enrolled immediately in the Regional Offices of Unique ldentification Authority of India (UlDAl), Government of India for obtaining the same.

 

Updated: June 28, 2016 — 4:10 pm
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