- The Constitution Bench of SC reiterated that the use of Aadhaar is not mandatory, but allowed its use in host of schemes.
- The voluntary use of Aadhar card will continue till the apex court decides whether the scheme infringes on the right to privacy.
- The SC extended the voluntary use of Aadhaar to MGNREGS, all types of pension schemes, EPF and the Jan Dhan Yojana.
- A-G assured that no person will be denied benefits under any government scheme for want of Aadhaar card.
RBI Governor said that it will help in financial inclusion drive and providing easy access to loans.