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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.

 

Access Now report holds up poster child Aadhaar as ‘Big ID’ bugbear

A legal vacuum and vulnerable population allowed the creation of the world’s largest biometric digital ID project and built a…

 

Developments in Indian digital ID: health accounts launch, resistance to voter link grows

India has launched its national digital health identity scheme which will create a health account for each of its 1.3…

 

Aadhaar biometrics allegedly targeted by Chinese state-sponsored hacker group

TAG-28, a hacker group thought to be supported by the Chinese government, has been attacking the Unique Identification Authority of…

 

India’s COVID vaccination management system ‘issued over 110M unique health IDs’

India’s biometrics-backed COVID vaccination management system, CoWIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network) has issued 110,542,794 unique health IDs (UHIDs) as part…

 

Finance regulatory norms are changing in India. Can banks keep up?

By Ayesha Kapoor, Product Marketing Specialist at IDcentral. India ranks as one of the top two countries in the world in…

 

NEC India CEO sees increasing role for AI in country’s digital journey

The President and Chief Executive Officer of NEC Corporation India, Aalok Kumar, has recalled the significant contribution which the company…

 

Indian gov consults UIDAI on Aadhaar biometrics for voter registration

India’s Ministry of Law is consulting with the Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI) for the possibility of using the Aadhaar biometrics-based…

 

India plans to enable deactivation of dead persons’ Aadhaar numbers

It will soon be possible to deactivate the Aadhaar biometrics-based digital ID numbers of the deceased in India once a…

 

Aadhaar biometrics set India on a more digitally inclusive path, says NEC official

A senior official of NEC Corporation India has highlighted the substantial benefits which Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven technologies are bringing to…

 

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,…

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