Finance Minister tables Aadhaar Bill in Rajya Sabha

Finance Minister On Wednesday tabled Aadhaar Bill in Rajya Sabha.

Earlier Lok Sabha has passed the Aadhaar Bill, where the Narendra Modi’s government is in majority.

“Focus is primarily on the usage of money belonging to Consolidated Fund of India belonging to either the Centre or states,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said as Opposition demanded that the bill should be sent to a standing committee.

Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 seeks to 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.