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Voluntary Aadhaar biometrics use expanded to more government services, but advocates worry about exclusion

The use of Aadhaar biometrics is expanding to prevent social welfare fraud, enable innovation and pass on knowledge, and for…

 

Biometric video eKYC launched for securities account onboarding by CDSL Ventures

CDSL Ventures can perform eKYC authentication using the biometrics-backed Aadhaar digital identity system after it received approval from the Unique…

 

Insurance and securities firms in India to offer eKYC checks based on Aadhaar biometrics

Aadhaar biometrics and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) services can now be used on a voluntary basis for authentication…

 

UIDAI proposes public Aadhaar facial biometrics and temperature checks to boost containment efforts

Officials with the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) have suggested that camera networks performing facial recognition and temperature checks…

 

Indian government considers linking Aadhaar with voter records as biometrics use expands

India’s government has increased funding to the Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) by 17 percent to 9.85 billion rupees…

 

Indian government withdraws Aadhaar social media monitoring tender as brokerages await eKYC clarity

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has withdrawn a tender for monitoring social media chatter about Aadhaar and help…

 

Biometrics benefits push Aadhaar to 92 percent satisfaction rate but exclusion problems remain

Ten years after its launch, Aadhaar identification is held by 95 percent of people in India, and 92 percent of…

 

Aadhaar continues to evolve and grow as India issues biometric seafarers’ ID

Aadhaar adoption has not been slowed by its severance from private use by the Supreme Court, and the system is…

 

Aadhaar biometric authentication: no for social media, yes for targeted benefits, maybe for elections

Government ID, including biometric Aadhaar accounts, cannot be required for social media and email accounts, according to a court decision…

 

India National Population Register to collect biometrics and seeks Aadhaar database access

India is planning to collect biometric and family data from residents for the next stage of its National Population Register…

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