CONCERNED over growing misuse of SIM cards, security agencies want the telecom ministry to work out norms for sharing the database of Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI
) to access it at the earliest.
The court had earlier issued notice and sought reply of the authorities on the plea which also urged the court to direct the Centre to either allow people to opt out of the system or delete the entire existing UIDAI
data in view of alleged security breaches.
The decision, according to the UIDAI
, will help in the enrolment and updating of Aadhaar services in a more convenient and secure manner.
This means that nearly 63 per cent of the Capital's population of 1.6 crore, according to the 2011 Census, has been covered by the UIDAI
It is digitally signed by the competent Authority of UIDAI
. As per Aadhaar Act, e-Aadhaar is equally valid like Physical Copy of Aadhaar for all purposes.
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 ( ANI ): The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI
) on Thursday dismissed the reports claiming that over 50 crore mobile numbers connected with Aadhaar are at risk of disconnection while labelling them "untrue and imaginary."
Chidambaram has told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a letter that he was " unable to comprehend" the " reluctance" of the Nilekani- led UIDAI
to allow the National Population Register ( NPR) project of the home ministry to run.
It further noted that the Court has not asked to delete all the eKYC data of telecom customers after six months but has asked that UIDAI
should not keep authentication log for more than six months.
26 ( ANI ): Calling the Supreme Court's verdict on Aadhaar as "historical and landmark", the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI
) on Wednesday said the Act withstood the judicial scrutiny and its "purpose is legitimate".
In Sharma's opinion, the National Register of Indian Citizens ( NRIC) should form the basis on which the UIDAI
assigns UIDs because it should enlist only those persons whose nationality has been decided based on the provisions of The Citizenship Act, 1955.
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI
) said, "It has been established by the judgement that Aadhaar is not for the state surveillance as profiling is not possible using the minimal data that Aadhaar has.
New Delhi [India], Sept 11 ( ANI ): The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI
) on Tuesday dismissed reports of the Aadhaar Enrolment Software being hacked, and said the news was "completely incorrect and irresponsible." UIDAI
added that it has taken full measures to ensure end-to-end security of resident data and no operator can make or update Aadhaar unless the resident himself/herself gives his/her biometric.