The context Some recent developments taking place at the Central and State Governments’ levels have indicated that biometric based Aadhaar is evolving as a single-window mechanism to seek government benefits. These benefits include mid-day meals, skill training, various government subsidies, scholarships, jobs under MNREGA etc. to name just a few. Recently, the social welfare ministries […]
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