Monthly Archives: February 2019

Here’s how to get a duplicate Voter-ID card

All eligible voters must possess a valid Voter ID card in order to cast their vote. So, in case you have lost or misplaced your Voter ID card, here’s how you can easily apply for a duplicate one. How to get a duplicate Voter Card :- Offline process to get duplicate Voter ID card Visit […]

Passport Applications are available Online only from March 1

The Indian Passport Services Delivery will be made entirely through the Passport Seva Program online. Passport services are fully online from March 2019. The existing system of submitting the passport application form will end on February 28, 2019. The new portal, is available for Indian citizens of Saudi Arabia now for receiving passport services. […]

Now, IRCTC displays charts of reservations, vacant seats online

The Indian Railways has started displaying reserved charts online to allow its passengers to see the status of seats while booking a particular train. The user-friendly interface will give graphical representation of the train coaches and berth-wise accommodation status on website. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the reservation charts will now be available for […]

Here is process to check Aadhaar update history

Government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime. In case you need to check your Aadhaar update history, you can do it easily by using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number. Checking your Aadhaar […]

How NRIs can apply for PAN card in India

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all tax-paying individuals and organizations in India. PAN facilitates instrumental financial transactions such as tax payments,entering certain financial contracts, making larger cash deposits, applying for credit/debit cards, filing I-T returns, among others. It also serves as a government-verified […]

How you can store Aadhaar card in DigiLocker

DigiLocker is an online, cloud-based service that was launched by the government as part of its Digital India campaign for storage, issuance, and verification of important documents, in a safe and convenient manner. DigiLocker has partnered with the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to make Aadhaar available online, automatically when users link their DigiLocker […]

All You Need To Know about Indian Railways Luggage Rules

Indian Railways has certain luggage carrying rules under which each passenger is allowed a free allowance up to which he/she can carry luggage in the compartment. The free allowance varies for different classes of travel, said Indian Railways on its website, However, passengers can book and carry excess luggage beyond the free allowance limits […]

Four Ways To Link PAN With Aadhaar

With the linking of PAN card with Aadhaar card mandatory for filing of income tax return (ITR), the Income Tax Department has announced March 31, 2019 as the due date for assessees to link the two. Linking of Aadhaar and PAN has to be completed by March 31, according to the taxman’s website – […]

Paytm Payments bank launches zero balance current accounts

Paytm Payments Bank has launched a zero balance current account facility for small and medium enterprises which comes with features like unlimited free digital transactions, free debit card and more. In a statement released to the press, the payment bank said that it is targeting more than 40 million SMEs in India with this current […]

RBI extends deadline for full wallet KYC

In a relief to e-wallet companies, the Reserve Bank of India Monday extended by six months the deadline for compliance with Know Your Customer (KYC) norms, for prepaid payment instrument (PPI) issuers. The earlier deadline was February 28. “Based on requests received from various stakeholders to increase the above timeline on account of difficulties in […]

PF withdrawal online, Here is a step-by-step guide

The Employee Provident Fund (EPF) is one of the best ways to save money for salaried individuals. The scheme encourages savings for individuals, for their retirement. But, in case of an emergency, you can even withdraw that money. You can either withdraw the money physically or online. You can use the online withdrawal claim facility […]

Check out PNR enquiry to complaint status on Rail Drishti

Railway minister Piyush Goyal on Monday launched the Rail Drishti dashboard. The portal has all digitisation efforts of the Railways and it promotes transparency as well as accountability. Users will be able to access railway information from various sources on a single platform. The portal can be accessed through desktop, laptop, mobile phones or tablets. […]