AADHAAR


Moneylife Digital Team 15 November 2010
Spending very little or no money at all on independent research or developing biometric solutions, the UIDAI is partnering with companies which have proprietary technologies and upfront loyalties with foreign governments While the atmosphere in the country is revolving around 'clean'...

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Moneylife Digital Team 04 November 2010
The UIDAI has rolled out its ambitious UID or Aadhaar project. However, there is no information or update about the progress of Aadhaar, except from Mr Nilekani who said the same would be made available in two weeks.  Nandan Nilekani-led Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI),...

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Samir Kelekar Samir Kelekar 01 September 2010
It is important that the UID project be halted and a committee be appointed to look into the various issues plaguing the project; further, a thorough feasibility and impact assessment study is needed before more taxpayer money is spent on this venture Today's Hindustan Times carries an...

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Moneylife Digital Team 26 August 2010
A meeting of civil society groups from across the country trashed the government’s ambitious UID scheme, saying it is deeply undemocratic, expensive and fraught with unforeseen consequences The government is set to issue the first set of unique identities (UID) to about 100 million people...

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Ram Krishnaswamy  and   Vickram Crishna 29 July 2010
Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) will assign unique numbers to all people in India (‘Aadhaar’ is the brand name chosen by the for its flagship scheme), to serve as a single reference point to help establish identity. We found over 200 articles extolling the merits of the project and...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 July 2010
The UIDAI chief has said that Aadhaar can be used for the betterment of over 1.4 million railway employees With the Indian Railways catering to crores of people and employing over a million strong staff, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) saw a major role for itself in...

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Moneylife Digital Team 30 June 2010
The new draft legislation of the UIDAI proposes to protect individual privacy and also has strict punishments in case of impersonation and privacy breaches with fines of up to Rs1 crore The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which is all set for a pilot rollout of its...

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Sanket Dhanorkar 11 January 2010
As part of the UID project, the government plans to introduce a micro-payment platform that would allow for easy transactions in unbanked areas of the country. It will also create a nationwide network of BCs for enabling interoperability The government’s ambitious unique identity (UID)...

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