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Notification Regarding Delivery Of Services Or Benefits Linked With Individuals Aadhar - Ministry Of Labour & Employment


Whereas, the use of Aadhaar as identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies simplifies the Government delivery processes, brings in transparency and efficiency, and enables beneficiaries to get their entitlements directly in a convenient and seamless manner and Aadhaar obviates the need for producing multiple documents to prove one’s identity;

And whereas, the Housing Subsidy benefit under the schemes listed below involve expenditure incurred from the Consolidated Fund of India;
(i) Housing Subsidy to Beedi Workers;
(ii) Housing Subsidy to Iron, Manganese or Chrome Ore Workers;
(iii) Housing Subsidy to Lime Stone and Dolomite Workers; and
(iv) Housing Subsidy to Cine workers;
Now, therefore, in pursuance of the provisions of section 7 of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (18 of 2016) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), the Central Government in the Ministry of Labour and Employment hereby notifies the following, namely:––

1. (1) An individual desirous of receiving Housing Subsidy benefit under the schemes listed above is required to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar or undergo Aadhaar authentication.

(2) An individual desirous of receiving Housing Subsidy benefit under the schemes listed above and is not yet enrolled for Aadhaar is hereby required to make an application for Aadhaar enrolment, in case he is entitled to obtain Aadhaar as per the provisions of section 3 of the said Act and such individuals may visit any Aadhaar enrolment center (list available at (www.uidai.gov.in) to get enrolled for Aadhaar.

(3) As per regulation 12 of the Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016, the Labour Welfare Organization of the State Government through hospitals or dispensaries run by the Welfare Commissioner’s Offices required to offer enrolment facilities for the beneficiaries who are not yet enrolled for Aadhaar and in the absence of any Aadhaar enrolment center in the vicinity, the Labour Welfare Organization of State Government may provide enrolment facilities at convenient locations in coordination with the existing Registrars of UIDAI or may provide Aadhaar enrolment facilities by becoming UIDAI Registrar and engaging hospitals or dispensaries run by the Welfare Commissioner’s Office as enrolment agency:

Provided that till the time Aadhaar is assigned to the individual, Housing Subsidy benefit under the schemes listed above shall be given to such individuals subject to the production of the following documents, namely:––

(a) (i) Worker Identity card;
     (ii) if he has enrolled, his Aadhaar Enrolment ID slip; or
   (iii) a copy of his request made for Aadhaar enrolment, as specified in sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 2, and

(b) Identity proofs as under––
     (i) Voter identity card issued by the Election Commission of India; or
     (ii) Permanent Account Number Card issued by the Income Tax Department; or
     (iii) Passport or
    (iv) Driving license issued by the Licensing Authority under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988); or
    (v) Certificate of identity having photo of such member issued by a Gazetted Officer or a Tehsildar on an official letter head; or
    (vi) Any other document specified by the State Government:

Provided further that the above documents shall be checked by an officer specifically designated by the State Government for that purpose.

2. In order to provide convenient and seamless Housing Subsidy benefit under the schemes listed above to beneficiaries, Labour Welfare Organization of the State Government through hospitals or dispensaries run by Welfare Commissioner’s Office and other means shall make all the required arrangements including the following, namely:–– 
(1) Wide publicity through media and individual notices through Welfare Commissioner’s Office shall be given to applicants or beneficiaries to make them aware of the requirement of Aadhaar to receive Housing Subsidy benefit under the schemes listed above and they may be advised to get themselves enrolled at the nearest enrolment center available in their areas, in case they are not already enrolled. The list of locally available enrolment centres should be made available to them.
(2) In case, the beneficiaries are not able to enroll due to non-availability of enrolment centres within five to seven km from hospitals or dispensaries run by the Welfare Commissioner’s Office from where they reside, then, the Labour Welfare Organization of the State Government is required to create enrolment facilities at convenient locations. The applicants or beneficiaries may be requested to register their request for enrolment by giving their names with other details, such as,Identity card issued by the institute where he is studying, address, mobile number on their web portal and such requests may also be registered with the hospitals or dispensaries run by Welfare Commissioner’s Office.
3. This notification shall come into effect from the date of its publication in all the States except the States of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir. 

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