“Government is linking bank accounts with Aadhaar to accurately transfer benefits. 9.39 crore Jan Dhan accounts have been seeded with Aadhaar cards,” Sinha said in a tweet.
While Aadhaar is being used for transfer the cooking gas and some other benefits, the government is also to planning cash transfer of the fertiliser subsidy through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) using it.
Parliament last week passed the Aadhaar Bill, after rejecting the amendments to it suggested by the Rajya Sabha. (IANS)