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.

 

Fourth phase of Aadhaar UID program approved by Cabinet

The Cabinet Committee on the Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has approved the fourth phase of the Aadhaar program,…

 

Aadhaar direct cash transfer to save 0.5% of the Indian GDP: IMF

In the IMF’s recently published report, “Regional Outlook: Asia and Pacific”, the group notes that the integration of direct cash…

 

New BioEnable Technologies ten-fingerprint scanner gets STQC certification for use in Aadhaar

BioEnable Technologies’ DactyScan84c ten-fingerprint scanner has been awarded the final STQC certification for the Aadhaar project. According to the company, the…

 

Biometric data of 300,000 Aadhaar applicants lost in Maharashtra

Confirming the worst fear of those already untrusting of national biometric systems, the Maharashtra government has lost the biometric data…

 

Indian banks resist Aadhaar subsidy transfer system

Several banks in India have come out against a platform created by the Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) which would…

 

Accenture awarded year-long contract for Aadhaar ID system in Punjab

Accenture has been awarded a year-long contract from the Punjab Government for technology and management consulting services to reengineer and implement…

 

Nearly 200,000 Aadhaar cards stuck in post

Nearly 200,000 Aadhaar cards and smart cards have been piling up across post offices in the region surrounding the western…

 

UIDAI links banks with Aadhaar portal

The Unique Identity Authority of India is developing a system to link banks and Aadhaar portals, to associate bank accounts with…

 

Phase II of Aadhaar aims to ramp up enrollment

The second phase of India’s Aadhaar project aims to enrol 400 million residents by 2014, according to the country’s 2012-2013…

 

Voter registration centers in Delhi to add Aadhaar enrollment

The Revenue department of the Congress-led Delhi government has asked the State Election Commission introduce Aadhaar enrollments at Voters’ Registration…

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