The face authentication feature in the app was recently launched by Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Basically, it means farmers registered under the PM-Kisan scheme can now complete e-KYC by scanning their face without a one-time password or fingerprint
The passage of the Bills saw a notice of motion for the removal of the Deputy Chairman. But Article 122 says that the validity of any proceeding shall not be questioned for alleged irregularity of procedure.
This week also saw the governments official spokesman and the Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB), K.S. Dhatwalia testing positive for COVID-19 and admitted to the trauma centre at the AIIMS.