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.

 

Aadhaar enrolment slows in Andhra Pradesh, could take months to complete

Aadhaar enrolment, the opening of bank accounts and the distribution of unique identity numbers across Andhra Pradesh could take more…

 

Aadhaar scholarship program struggles to enrol students

Linking students’ scholarship accounts Aadhaar numbers has proven to be a more difficult task than originally suggested, as progress has…

 

Trade Unions in India resist EPFO’s Aadhaar mandate

Trade unions in India have taken issue with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization’s (EPFO) decision to make Aadhaar registration mandatory…

 

Indian Finance ministry plans biometric ATMs

In an attempt to encourage greater Aadhaar enrollment, the finance ministry in India has asked all public sector and rural…

 

BioEnable Technologies launches newest biometric kiosks

BioEnable Technologies has announced the launch of its newest-generation Biometric Kiosks with a new range of features for identification and…

 

Dept. of Food and Civil Supplies to begin issuing biometric ration cards in India, shortly after 150 bogus cards discovered

The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs in India will begin issuing photo-biometric ration cards for current Below…

 

Aadhaar fraudsters busted in India

Three men have been arrested in India under suspicion of manufacturing fake Aadhaar, PAN and voter ID cards in their…

 

Aadhaar authentication gets a boost from iris biometrics

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) is currently finishing work to introduce iris-based authentication in the first quarter of…

 

Second phase of biometric collection in Uttar Pradesh takes form

Biometric data collection for Aadhaar UID numbers and the National Population Register has begun after a gap of nearly one…

 

Government of India eyes Aadhaar-based scholarship payments

The Department of Social Welfare is planning to launch a scholarship payment program using state-issued Aadhaar numbers in India, The…

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