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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.

 

India plans unified electronic payment system linked to Aadhaar number

India has begun implementing plans for a centralized electronic payment system and set of APIs designed to encourage the country…

 

UIDAI devises method to recover lost Aadhaar numbers

The Unique Identification Authority of India, which oversees the country’s unique identity project, Aadhaar, has come up with a way…

 

India’s IT & communications ministry to take over Aadhaar biometric identification project

India’s ministry of information technology and communications will take over the country’s national citizen identification project, Aadhaar, according to a…

 

Election Commission of India to synchronize Aadhaar with EPIC by 2016

The Election Commission of India has devised a plan to “embed” and synchronize the Aadhaar database with that of the…

 

Plans to link Aadhaar numbers, biometrics to digital identity raises privacy concerns

At a meeting of the India-U.S. Information and Communications Technologies Working Group last week, members discussed the process of establishing…

 

India implementing biometric attendance system for government employees

India’s Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has implemented an Aadhaar-based biometric attendance system in 54 government centers in…

 

Unique Identification Authority of India sees 100 million Aadhaar numbers linked to bank accounts

The Unique Identification Authority of India announced that the number of Aadhaar numbers that are connected to bank accounts has…

 

Indian cab operators to introduce biometric verification of drivers

India’s government has implemented a new safety initiative that makes it mandatory for all radio fleet taxi operators in the…

 

India’s Election Commission to link biometric ID with electoral rolls

India’s Election Commission said that it will now use a voter’s 12-digit biometric-based Aadhaar number while updating electoral rolls across…

 

Indian government to allow passengers to use Aadhaar card for airport entry

Starting January 2015, passengers with an Aadhaar identification number will be allowed to enter the Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore,…

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