University Grant Commission is to Link Scholarships with Aadhar (UID)

University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked the universities and its affiliated college to appoint a nodal officer to help students enrol for Aadhar card.
Quote By University Grant Commission
"It is requested that your university and each of the affiliated colleges may appoint a Nodal Officer for helping the students for Aadhar Enrolment under intimation to UGC. This needs to be taken up on high priority. You may also like to coordinate with concerned State/Central authorities engaged in Aadhar enrolment to speed up the work", the UGC circular states.
University Grant Commission also wants to link all the Fellowship Programmes /scholarship programmes to Aadhar card so that the disbursal of the scholarship would be easily transferred to the Beneficiary student's account. University Grant Commission also issue notice to enrol all the pupils through Aadhar from this Session. If this happens all the students have to open their accounts and provides it to the Aadhar card Information for the further process and all the transaction of scholarships like JRF's also have to get paid through Aadhar Card.

News Source: The Times of India

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