Aadhaar

Aadhaar is the 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India. The Aadhaar project aims to provide a single, unique identifier which captures all the demographic and biometric details of every resident of India.

 

Failures in digital ID: Yoti Fellows on South Africa, Argentina, India

The first three Digital Identity Fellows from a fellowship scheme launched in 2019 by Yoti have submitted their final reports,…

 

One fewer holdout on India’s biometrics-linked food distribution network

The populous Indian state of Delhi decided this week to participate in a ration card program linked to the nation’s…

 

Digital identity roadmaps updated for property markets in India, UK

The Union government of India has officially activated its plans to link land records to citizens’ biometric unique identifier Aadhaar,…

 

Indian govt using face biometrics at COVID vaccination centers

India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has admitted to using face biometrics technology for online verification of people…

 

Indian farmers’ digital ID proposed as Aadhaar reaches 99 percent adult coverage

India’s Biometric Seafarers Identity Document (BSID) has been integrated with the National Maritime Logistics Portal, which has reduced the issuance…

 

Indian police nab biometric spoofing gang

Police in the Indian state of Haryana say five persons suspected of perpetuating bank fraud using the biometric authentication mechanism…

 

Indian government developing family digital ID, health app sparks consent concerns

India’s federal government is in the preliminary stages of developing a ‘Universal Family ID,’ similar to India’s current biometric Aadhaar…

 

Aadhaar draft bill goes beyond biometric lock to protect against fraud

Holders of Aadhaar cards may be able to lock access not just to their biometrics held by the system, but…

 

Aadhaar biometric ID not mandatory for vaccine, essential public services: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has said no citizen should be denied access to COVID-19 vaccines or other…

 

Biometric KYC authentication services worth Rs2.3B to UIDAI over 21 months

Findings by Aniket Gaurav, an Indian law student have revealed that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) earned Rs2.319…

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