GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & LITERACY

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1652

TO BE ANSWERED ON 16.03.2017/ PHALGUNA 24,1938 (SAKA)

 

Salaries of teachers to Aadhaar linked bank accounts

 

  1. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

 

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:

 

(a) whether Government would credit salaries of Government teachers to their Aadhaar linked bank accounts;

 

(b) if so, whether Government acknowledges that this is a violation of Supreme Court order dated 11th August, 2015 and 15th  October, 2015 on Aadhaar;

 

(c) if so, whether Government would reconsider its decision and adhere to the court order; and

 

(d) the timeline by which Government intends to do so?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

 (SHRI UPENDRA KUSHWAHA)

 

(a)  No, sir. There are no such instructions/guidelines issued by the Department of School Education and Literacy for crediting salaries of Government teachers to their Aadhaar linked bank accounts.

 

(b) to (d) Does not arise.

 

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