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Aadhaar is Mandatory in these Social Security Schemes

Supreme court of India has extended the validity of linking Aadhaar with Bank accounts & other services to indefinitely. Meanwhile the apex court has also made Aadhaar mandatory for all the subsidies & benefits under section 7 of constitution. Here is the list of Social Schemes where Aadhaar is mandatory to verify the claim of the beneficiary and to transfer the subsidy amount. 

Aadhaar linkage Last Date 31st March May be Extended

In Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Digital payments Services

All the digital payment services like UPI – Unified Payment Interface, BHIM Aadhaar Pay, AEPS and  other Aadhaar based money transfer. 

Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)

Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), which is an approach to transfer subsidy and welfare amount directly to the beneficiary’s bank account, instead of the existing practice of giving banker’s cheque or cash.

As of today 92 centrally-sponsored schemes from 19 Ministries are implemented through DBT. The prominent among them are PAHAL for LPG subsidy, cash transfer of food subsidy and MGNREGA.

List of all Social Security Schemes Where Aadhaar is Mandatory :

  • Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme 
  • Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme 
  • Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme 
  • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme 
  • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (Grameen)
    BSR Doctoral Fellowship in Sciences
    Dr. S. Radharkrishnan Post Doctoral Fellowship In Humanities
    Emeritus Fellowship
    Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship in Sciences
    National Research Professorship
    Ishan Uday Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region
    National Eligibility Test-Junior Research. Fellowship
    P. G. Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
    P. G. Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC or ST candidates
    P. G. Scholarship for University Rank Holders
    PG Scholarship for GATE qualified PG Students
    PMSSS for J and K Students admitted in rest of India
    Post Doctoral. Fellowship for Women
    Post- Doctoral Fellowship for SC or ST Candidates
    Pragati Scholarship for girls Diploma Institutes
    Pragati Scholarship for girls in Degree Colleges
    QIP for faculty deputed for PhD studies at QIP centers
    Saksham Scholarship for differently abled students of Degree College
    Saksham scholarship for differently abled students of Diploma Institutes
    Scholarship To Universities /College Students
    Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship
    Artistes Pension Scheme and Welfare Fund
    Finacial assistance for the preservation and development of Himalayan Cultural Heritage for Himalaya
    Financial Assistance for the Cultural Function Grant SchemeCFGS
    Financial Assistance for the development of Buddhist / Tibetian Organizations
    Financial Assistance to Cultural Organization
    International Cultural Relation
    Production Grant
    Repertory Grant Scheme
    Scheme for the Award of Fellowship to outstanding persons in the field of Culture
    Scheme for Scholarships to Young Artistes in different cultural fields
    Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research
    Artistes Pension Scheme and Welfare Fund
    Finacial assistance for the preservation and development of Himalayan Cultural Heritage for Himalaya
    Financial Assistance for the Cultural Function Grant Scheme
    Financial Assistance for the development of Buddhist / Tibetian Organizations
    Financial Assistance to Cultural Organization
    International Cultural Relation
    Production Grant
    Repertory Grant Scheme
    Scheme for the Award of Fellowship to outstanding persons in the field of Culture
    Scheme for Scholarships to Young Artistes in different cultural fields
    Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research
    Maternity Benefit Programme
    Inclusive Education for Disabled at Secondary Stage
    National Means Cum Merit Scholarship
    National Scheme For Incentive For The Girl Child For Secondary Education
    Maulana Azad National Fellowship
    Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Minorities
    Post Matric Scholarship Scheme For Minorities
    Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme For Minorities
    Housing Subsidy To Beedi Workers
    Housing Subsidy To Iron/Manganese/Chrome Ore Workers
    Housing Subsidy To Lime Stone and Dolomite LSDM Workers
    Rehabilitation Assistance
    Scholarship To The Children of Lime Stone and Dolomite LSDM Workers
    Scholarship To The Children of Beedi Workers
    Scholarship To The Children of Cine Workers
    Scholarship To The Children of Iron/Manganese/Chrome Ore Workers
    Stipend to children in the special schools under the National Child Labour Project
    Stipend to Differently Abled Candidates under Scheme of Vocational Rehabilitation Centre
    Stipend To Trainees Under The Scheme Of Welfare Of SC/ST Job Seekers
    Post-matric Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities
    Pre-matric scholarship for Persons with disabilities
    Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for students
    Scholarship for Top Class Education
    Janani Suraksha Yojana
    Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana
    Life Insurance-linked with Jan Dhan Yojana
    Assistance for procurement of modified scooter
    Assistance for purchase of Tool Kits
    Assistance for treatment of cancer and dialysis
    Assistance for treatment of listed serious diseases
    Interest subsidy on home loan upto max 1 lakh
    Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme
    Cash Transfer of Food Subsidy

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