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Press Release– #India- Biometric Identity Card #UID #Aadhaar

PIB, march 12, 2013   The mandate of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is to issue Unique Identity Numbers (Aadhaar) to all residents of the country and not a card. The UIDAI is generating Aadhaar numbers and communicating… Continue Reading →

The birthing pains for an #Aadhaar #UID

Author: Nivedita K G | ENS Most people said the government should open more centres in the city so that the process of getting an Aadhaar does not turn into a nightmare. With the government making it mandatory to possess an… Continue Reading →

Press Release- UID, NPR, and Governance #Aadhaar # Biometrics

On March 2nd 2013 the Centre for Internet and Society and the Say No to UID campaign held the workshop “UID, NPR, and Governance” at TERI Bangalore. The workshop focused on understanding the present state of the UID and the NPR… Continue Reading →

Linking #Aadhaar to Direct Benefit Transfer scheme a mistake, says Aruna Roy #UID #biometrics

Politics news, Updated Feb 28, 2013 Rupashree Nanda, CNN-IBN   The Direct Benefit Transfer initiative of the government came in for discussion and scrutiny in Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council on February 26. Nandan Nilekani, Chairperson of UIDAI, sought to… Continue Reading →

How does govt justify ‘Aadhaar’ when its foundation has crashed? #UID

Mathew Thomas, deccan herald UID – ‘Aadhaar’ was touted out as a ‘transformational’ initiative — one that would change the face of India, make it the most digitised nation in the world, with the biggest data base of demographic information… Continue Reading →

Migrant students face UID nightmare WTFnews

  DC | Sohini Guharoy |12feb, 2012 Bengaluru: Several migrant students and professionals are in a dilemma about enrolling for Aadhar. Since many often need to relocate for higher studies or jobs, it becomes difficult for them to go back… Continue Reading →

#Aadhaar enrollment rejected for being duplicate although that was not the case #WTFnews #UID

    Ashok MR Dalwai Deputy Director General 080-22341622 amdalwai@uidai.gov.in   11 February 2013   Dear Mr.Ashok Dalwai, I am writing regarding the Aadhaar card/number of my domestic help, Smt.Chikka Thayamma. She enrolled into the scheme on 10.08.2011 at Mysore,… Continue Reading →

When a Palm Reader Knows More Than Your Life Line #biometrics #privacy

By NATASHA SINGER, New York Times Published: November 10, 2012 “PLEASE put your hand on the scanner,” a receptionist at a doctor’s office at New York University Langone Medical Center said to me recently, pointing to a small plastic device on the counter… Continue Reading →

P Sainath- -‘ Biometric data you can buy on streets of Mumbai ” #UID #Aadhar #Nationalsecurity

Photo courtesy- G . N Mohan, Bangalore P Sainath‘s remarks at the public meeting organised recently  by the Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis: (He says, at the end of 45 minutes, that he hasn’t yet touched upon a whole… Continue Reading →

Fake enrolments in Aadhaar Phase-I spark security fear #NandanNilekani #UID

      Express news service : New Delhi, Tue Aug 14 2012, Delhi government officials have detected a large number of fraudulent enrolments in the first phase of Aadhaar that ended in February after registering 1.3 crore people in… Continue Reading →

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