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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.


UIDAI sets guidelines for updating biometrics of children’s Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued new guidelines for the Aadhaar digital ID, Times of India reports….


Indian PM urges G-20 leaders to support digital inclusion efforts at Bali summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has called on G-20 leaders to join global efforts in making access to digital…


Covid response tech leaves Indians more exposed to data collection: briefing

India’s e-governance has gained traction during the COVID-19 pandemic and mobile phone cash transfer via the country’s biometric Aadhaar has…


India’s digital ID experience could boost Africa’s development drive: report

India’s digital transformation which has proven largely successful thanks to its robust Aadhaar digital ID system can be an inspiration…


Digital ID verification still has room for improvement as adoption grows rapidly

A new report discusses how customers feel about digital identity amidst a recent surge in usage, partnerships and released solutions….


India renews push for national civil registry, Aadhaar enrollment for kids soon nationwide

The federal government of India has re-launched the process to amend the Registration of Births and Deaths Act which will…


IMF execs pile praise on India’s digitization, economic growth fuelled by Aadhaar

Keen to usher in an era of government-controlled digital currencies backed by digital ID schemes, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…


India, Nigeria, Pakistan discuss sustainable financing for digital ID schemes with ID4Africa

Designing identity authorities based on business models which can generate funds for the proper functioning and sustainability of their systems…


India turns to fingerprint biometric liveness to stem spoof attacks on Aadhaar payments

A new liveness detection feature for fingerprint authentications as part of the Aadhaar-enabled payment system to prevent people from successfully…


Digitalization moves forward in India with Aadhaar biometrics for more gov services online

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in India has issued a new notification that allows citizens to access…

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