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Intent or purpose of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016
The Legislature of India enacted the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 on 25th March 2016, to provide for, as a good governance, efficient, transparent, and targeted delivery of subsidies, benefits and services, the expenditure for which is incurred from the Consolidated Fund of India, to individuals residing in India through assigning of unique identity numbers to such individuals and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
The act is associated with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
Need the Hindi language version PDF of this bare act ?
All important central acts are published in both English and Hindi language versions. The official PDFs can be downloaded from the website of the Legislative Department of the Ministry of Law and Justice. The acts are arranged as per the year of their enactment.
You can browse all the sections online or download the latest official bare act PDF file of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 free of cost, from the India Code website at the link given below in this article. The link will also contain Subordinate Data like Rules, Regulations, Notifications, Orders, Circulars, Ordinances and Statutes pertaining to the act.
This document is updated as of the year 2021.India Code is a database of all Central enactments that are in force and their subordinate legislations. The website allows users to list all the acts by Short Title, Enactment Date and Year, Ministry and Department.
A 'free text' search is also available to list all the acts that contain a specific key word or term.
As with most other Indian laws, the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act would have undergone changes and amendments over the years since it’s enactment. Ensure that you are always referring to the latest updated version of the act.
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Click here to go to the India Code page to download the The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016.
Important Central Acts in Regional Languages
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