Fielding questions on Twitter in a live chat, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey said that Aadhaar is based on minimum information and biometrics which is "least intrusive".
NRIs and PIOs are not required to link bank accounts and other services with Aadhaar, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said on Friday
Union minister KJ Alphons hits out at Aadhaar critics, says people more willing to share details with foreign nations
Taking on critics of biometric identifier Aadhaar, Minister of State for IT KJ Alphons Kannanthanam on Wednesday said people have no problem in giving out details to foreign nations like US while applying for visa but call it a violation of privacy when asked to give simple details for Aadhaar.
Following demonetisation of old Rs 500/1000 notes on November 9 last year, the government took a slew of measures to promote digital payments in the country.