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Aadhaar still blocking school attendance, expected block for pregnancy welfare

Despite Aadhaar, India’s national digital identity scheme, not being a requirement to attend school, many children are being denied access…

 

Corruption, costs and cut-offs: the human impact of Aadhaar implementation issues

A series of reports list the ongoing issues surrounding India’s national digital identity project, Aadhaar. Its integration with government welfare…

 

UIDAI launches program to identify, block vulnerabilities in Aadhaar biometric database

A bug bounty program whose objective is to enhance security around the Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) – the database…

 

UIDAI CEO lauds successes of Aadhaar biometric ID at India Digital Week 2022

India has seen some of its major innovation-first projects driven largely by the Aadhaar biometric ID system, the new foundational…

 

India adding newborns and recently deceased to Aadhaar digital ID registry

India will soon cover people from birth to death with its biometric national registry Aadhaar, according to The Economic Times,…

 

Indian government official claims $29B in savings from Aadhaar

A senior official claims that the government of India has saved billions of dollars through Aadhaar, while speeding up benefits…

 

UIDAI sows confusion with Aadhaar photocopy warning, ‘normal prudence’ retraction

India’s biometric digital identity issuer scored an own goal by effectively announcing the security risks built into the scheme. The…

 

Aadhaar officials say no to request for biometrics in Delhi murder investigation

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the federal agency behind the biometric Aadhaar ID number program, told the High…

 

Stronger security requested for Aadhaar cards; fake digital ID producer in South African court

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) may have to enhance security features on the Aadhaar card as terrorists are…

 

Audit report queries deficiencies in Aadhaar system, questions issuance for children below 5

An audit conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on the activities of the Unique Identification Authority of India…

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