UIDAI Current Affairs, GK & News

What are the Key features of ‘UIDAI Aadhaar FaceRD App’?

Recently, Aadhaar FaceRD App was revealed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI. This app would allow the Aadhaar Authentication User Agencies (AUA) to capture person’s face for authentication purposes. UIDAI has developed the “Aadhaar Face Authentication Technology” in house. The app would allow the verification of Aadhaar card holders anytime and at any ..

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UIDAI: Training for postmen for Aadhaar Service

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is set to roll out ‘door-to-door Aadhaar seva”. For this purpose, around 48,000 postmen are being trained. Key Facts UIDAI is rolling out this service as government has decided to make Aadhaar the cornerstone of identity for Indians. UIDAI is training the postmen of India Post Payment Bank, to ..

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NITI Aayog CEO on Aadhar

Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog has said that Aadhaar has become the substructure for various government welfare schemes. Aadhar, which is issued by UIDAI, has saved more than Rs 2 lakh crore for the government by eliminating duplicate and fake identities. The NITI Aayog CEO has said that Aadhaar is one of the world’s ..

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UIDAI on Using Aadhar data in crime investigations

Recently, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has told the Delhi High Court that fingerprints found at a crime scene cannot be matched against the Aadhaar database to identify criminals. Why did UIDAI object to using fingerprints for identifying criminals? According to UIDAI, using fingerprints to identify criminals is against the Aadhaar Act 2016. ..

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UIDAI seeks exception from Data Bill

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has appealed from exemption from Personal Data Protection (PDP) Law, to avoid the duplicity of laws. Key facts UIDAI is already being governed by the Aadhaar Act. The PDP law was making Aadhaar compulsory for several services including the banks, which first initiated the data privacy debate. Unique ..

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UIDAI to host ‘Aadhaar Hackathon 2021’

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is set to host the ‘Aadhaar Hackathon 2021’ from October 28, 2021. About Aadhaar Hackathon The Aadhaar Hackathon is set to identify young innovators in the area of information technology. The event will start from October 28 and end on October 31, 2021. Hackathon will be organised for young innovators who ..

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