Coded For Exclusion

In March this year, headline managers of the government went to town to the sound of the proverbial drumbeats and with considerable backslapping, announcing that in 2021-22 a total of 7,422 crore (74.22 billion) digital transactions were carried out—a 33% increase over

The Dangers Of Aadhaar-Voter ID Linkage

The plans for Aadhaar-Voter ID linking are back again even though a recent Supreme Court judgment limited Aadhaar to subsidy delivery. The Supreme Court halted the initial linking exercise, called the National Electoral Roll Purification Authentication Programme, in 2015 through an interim

UIDAI to conduct ‘Aadhaar Hackathon 2021’ from tomorrow

The hackathon consists of a number of problem statements divided into two categories: enrolment and authentication The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will hold the ‘Aadhaar Hackathon 2021’ from October 28 to October 31, 2021, to commemorate the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit