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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about India. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about India. More tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Expanding digital ID, credit system positions Mastercard as commodity broker to the poor

Mastercard is expanding its Community Pass scheme to India where it plans to enroll agricultural workers with digital ID via…

 

India expecting gov stack, UPI payments to go global as 7 countries to sign up

Seven countries are expected to sign up with Indian authorities to begin using the India Stack suite of digital public…

 

UIDAI calls for clarity, ‘informed consent’ prior to Aadhaar biometrics submissions

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has unveiled new guidelines for requesting entities (REs) to obtain resident consent on…

 

Indian police want to use biometrics to catch overstays, PM calls for tech training

India’s Home Minister Amit Shah called for the establishment of additional detention centers and the use of biometrics to identify…

 

Deal between Philippines and Singapore could herald more digital ID interoperability

A memorandum of understanding signed by the governments of the Philippines and Singapore that will allow each nation’s digital ID…

 

Pushback against SIM registration in Philippines as India adds facial recognition checks

As SIM-identity registration continues worldwide, privacy and fraud risks come to the fore. Indians are subject to an unclear privacy…

 

Surveillance states: life in the facial recognition spotlight in China, Iran and India

Police activity following November’s anti COVID-19 policy protests in China suggest they are using new surveillance techniques. Concerns are increasing…

 

Employees saying no to biometric timekeepers

Consumers might be the biggest class of people suffering the loss of control of their biometric data to governments and…

 

PDF version of India’s digital voter ID has low availability, lower uptake

A total of 98 million Indian voters are eligible to download the legal PDF version of their digital voter ID…

 

Biometric voter ID projects advance in Liberia and Nigeria, urged in Guyana

Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) says pen has finally been put to paper on a contract for the supply of…

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