Aadhaar details can uniquely identify a resident of India and care must be taken to prevent any misuse. One way to secure Aadhaar details is by locking the biometric details of an Aadhaar
More than 130 crore Aadhaar numbers have been generated so far, but UIDAI feels there is still a great need to communicate to the residents the benefits of Aadhaar, updating their details in Aadhaar and the role it can play in their day-to-day life
It is a renewed effort to reach out to more children in the 0-5 age group under the initiative and help parents and children avail multiple benefits. On attaining the age of 5, the child is required to furnish biometrics at an Aadhaar Seva Kendra to complete mandatory biometric update
The overall Aadhaar coverage stands at 92.7 per cent, with nearly 100 per cent coverage amongst adults, 92.5 per cent coverage among children between 5-18 years of age, and 25 per cent amongst children below five years, according to a booklet released by the agency
'Bug bounty programme': UIDAI calls for 20 top ethical hackers to understand vulnerabilities in Aadhaar data security
According to an order by the UIDAI, 20 individual hackers or groups would be given a chance to study the UIDAI’s Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) that stores the Aadhaar data of 1.32 billion Indians
UIDAI has decided to establish a Proof of Concept environment at UIDAI office, located at Bengaluru, to facilitate Indian OEMs to demonstrate their products and capabilities
UIDAI had earlier suggested that the Aadhaar card could be issued to sex workers without insisting on proof of identity, subject to their producing a certificate issued by a gazetted Officer of NACO or a gazetted officer of health department
UIDAI said that it does not collect biometric information based on technology, stands, or procedure suitable for forensic purposes
The misuse of the biometric ID came to light following the recent killing of two Pakistani terrorists in Bishembhar Nagar in Srinagar
Assam NRC: Supreme Court issues notice on PIL seeking Aadhaar Cards to persons included in final supplementary list
The plea, filed by TMC leader Sushmita Dev, states that nearly 27 lakh people, whose names were admitted into the NRC by way of the final supplementary list dated August 31, 2019, are not being provided their Aadhaar numbers
CAG pulls up UIDAI over privacy gaps, duplication of cards: What are the complaints against Aadhaar?
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has criticised the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for discrepancies in data management of Aadhaar
Pandey told News18, that the move will provide transparency and convenience in the election process, with the verification of a voter at polling station becoming 'easier and foolproof'
Centre notifies rules to enable UIDAI to act against Aadhaar violations, impose fines up to Rs 1 crore
The Aadhaar Act, in its present form, does not empower the UIDAI to take enforcement action against errant entities in the Aadhaar ecosystem.
It can be accessed digitally at the official UIDAI websites - uidai.gov.in and eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in
UIDAI has slashed the price for authentication by customers to Rs 3 from Rs 20 to ensure different agencies, entities be able to use the power of digital infrastructure, to provide people with ease of living with dignity, said Saurabh Garg
The timeline has been extended owing to the hardships being faced by stakeholders due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Aadhaar was gearing up for a release earlier this year when it was abruptly 'pulled out' a week before its opening, said director Suman Ghosh.
The India Post Payments Bank is only offering a mobile update service, but will soon provide child enrolment service through its network too
Justice Rekha Palli issued the notice on a petition filed by businessman Rajan Arora who claims that his personal details, including Aadhaar number, have been compromised
The PVC Aadhaar card comes is in a pocket-friendly size, and is more durable and convenient to carry. Visit uidai.gov.in or resident.uidai.gov.in to order your new card today