Adhaar🎫 Important, Not Mandatory for Any Benefit: ⚖Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asserted that the Supreme Court has permitted delivery of many pro-poor benefits through the application of Adhaar Card adding that though it is important to have Adhaar, it is not mandatory for the receipt of any government's benefit.

On Monday, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said the use of Adhaar for mid-day meal schemes in school has been initiated to check malpractices and ensure in transparency.

"As far as mid-day meal and Aadhaar link is concerned, I have made clear in Parliament that no genuine student will be denied mid-day meal in any case, only on the ground that they don't have Aadhaar.

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