Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad stated that the driving license would be linked to Aadhaar card to check forgery, said reports.
Despite Centre's Aadhaar push, its benefits for poor are unclear and impact on PDS is not fully known, claims RBI report
The benefits of Aadhaar, India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor is not studied enough, a new study published by an arm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has concluded.
Despite reports to the contrary, UIDAI insists that the Aadhaar leak is a case of misuse and not an actual breach
But the newspaper stood by its story, saying the UIDAI claiming no breach of Aadhaar data "flies in the face of that".
UIDAI claims that the newspaper has misreported about the data breach and that the Aadhaar database was "fully safe and secure".
Nandan Nilekani says that Aadhaar helped India save $9 billion by preventing misuse of beneficiary welfare schemes
Nandan Nilekani said lower transaction cost would lead to more inclusion since in India billions of people do paperless and cashless transactions.
Aadhaar, India’s biometric identification system, which is the largest such project in the world, is in the eye of a storm lately. Though Aadhaar has become the focal point of debate on right of privacy, threats to data security and citizens’ rights to privacy go far beyond it.