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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced two-tier security feature viz. Virtual ID and Limited KYC to address privacy concerns. The move aims to strengthen security and privacy of Aadhaar data. It will also reduce the collection of Aadhaar numbers by various agencies. Virtual ID A Virtual ID (VID) will be a temporary ..
Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued to Indian citizens by the Central government. It is issued and managed by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). The United States enacted the landmark Social Security Act in 1935, giving birth to the Social Security Number (SSN). Aadhaar can be used as a single proof of ..
Topics: Aadhaar • Biometrics • Government • Government of India • Identification • Identity documents of India • India • National identification numbers • Social Security number • SSN • Taxation in the United States • UID
The BHIM Aadhaar platform and application seek to minimize the role of plastic cards and point of sale machines, which hitherto are believed to be essential for cashless transaction. Under this, a customer has to link his bank account with his Aadhaar number. As of now, around 40 crore bank accounts are already linked to ..
Topics: Aadhaar • Banking in India • BHIM • Biometrics • Digital currency • Economy of India • Government of India • Identity documents of India • India • Interbank networks • Mobile payments in India • National Payments Corporation of India
Aadhaar seeding is a procedure by which the Unique Identifications issued by the UIDAI are included in the database of service providers so that they can used the Aadhaar identity for authentication during service delivery. Some of the examples include linking with the MGNREGA scheme or the insurance carriers. Here two methods of seeding are ..
India’s Umang App has won the Best M-Government Service award in the Accessible Government category while Aadhaar won the best emerging technology award at the recently concluded 6th edition of the World Government Summit 2018 in Dubai, where India had the status of ‘Guest of Honour’ country. The summit acknowledged technology pioneers for providing global ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Aadhaar • Access control • Biometrics • Countries applying biometrics • E-government • Government of India • Identification • Identity documents of India • India • National identification numbers • UMANG