Budget 2017: Aadhaar maybe made mandatory for rail concession

Railways get Rs 24,000 cr for infrastructure in 9 states
Latest News – The government is contemplating to make Aadhaar or Unique Identification (UID) card mandatory to avail rail concession, and an announcement is likely to be made by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the first combined General and Railway Budget on February 1.
The move will help the government in better targeting of benefits and check misuse of the facility, sources said.
The Railways provides concession on tickets to more than 50 categories of passengers which include senior citizens, students, research scholars, teacher, doctor, nurse, patients, sports people, unemployed youth, Arjun awardees among others.
At present, Railways is (Read More)

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