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In a meeting last week, PM Modi also asked departmental secretaries to look into creating a task force for better data governance, citing example of GIS mapping.
'Aadhaar' was gearing up for a release earlier this year when it was abruptly 'pulled out' a week before its opening, director Suman Ghosh says.
In an interview, National Health Authority chief R.S. Sharma says UIDAI's facial recognition algorithms will soon be rolled out at vaccination centres.
The I-T department said it has received representations from taxpayers that the last date for intimating the Aadhaar number may further be extended in the wake of Covid pandemic.
In the Lok Sabha Wednesday, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the poll panel has taken multiple measures for the security and safety of the electoral roll data platform.
A bench of CJI Bobde and justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said this matter should not be treated as adversarial and will be put up for final hearing.
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Aadhaar Act was ruled constitutional in 2018, after the 2nd-longest hearing in SC history. However, in 2019, a 5-judge bench expressed doubts about the verdict approving its passage as a Money Bill.
A report submitted by a working Group of Ministers identifies problems with how India names its address now, and what the benefits of a new system can bring.
In ‘The Making of Aadhaar’, former UIDAI CEO Ram Sewak Sharma writes about why the counter-intuitive decision to make Aadhaar a digital ID and not a smartcard worked.