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.

 

Indian federal and state government link biometrics and Aadhaar accounts to more services

Biometric authentication of farmers in India can help states increase transparency in produce procurement and improve the prices farmers receive…

 

India to track vaccinations with Aadhaar biometrics

The Indian health ministry is directing states and union territories within the country to authenticate recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine…

 

India says biometrics-backed CoWIN vaccine app will only track relevant vaccine data

India’s biometrics-backed coronavirus vaccine application, CoWIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network), will comply with the government’s forthcoming Data Protection and Privacy…

 

Digital ID and KYC coming for remote voting in India, Aadhaar biometrics use continues to expand

India’s Electoral Commission says it will begin issuing digital ID for voters and accept digital KYC processes on the National…

 

Indian Supreme Court to review Aadhaar biometric system ruling

India’s Supreme Court is currently reviewing its recent ruling in favor of Aadhaar, writes The Hindu. Questioning the constitutionality of…

 

India will use Aadhaar authentication, considering biometrics for vaccination management

India’s government is planning to use Aadhaar biometrics for authentication of vaccine recipients through its CoWIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network)…

 

Biometric ATMs and remote payment systems expanding around the world

Biometric banking and financial services of various kinds are making headlines around the world, with legal and regulatory changes in…

 

Digital identity all-star team appointed as new Turing Institute International Advisory Board

The Alan Turing Institute is establishing an International Advisory Board for Trustworthy Digital Infrastructure for Identity Systems, and has appointed…

 

Aadhaar biometrics could support financial inclusion through fintechs

The biometric de-duplication capabilities of Aadhaar and the account aggregation capability of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) could enable…

 

Indian state brings fingerprint biometrics to doorstep for pensioners

Pensioners in Hyderabad can now submit their Aadhaar-based and biometrics-enabled digital life verification certificates from home through a doorstep service…

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