Mumbai, Jun 21: Maharashtra government on Thursday said it would be mandatory for teaching and non-teaching employees in the state to possess an Aadhaar card to draw their salaries from August.
"UID number is mandatory for teaching and non-teaching employees to draw their monthly salaries," Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was quoted as saying in a press statement issued here.
Chavan held a review meeting on Aadhaar card registration at his residence, which was attended by UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani, chief secretary of Maharashtra J K Banthia and other senior officials of the state government.
"Speedy registration procedures are on to avail the Aadhaar card. UID number is mandatory for the government employees, college students availing scholarships," Chavan said.
Nilekani expressed satisfaction over UID registration process in the state and said a report in this regard will be submitted to the central government, it said.