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Card transactions with Aadhaar validation need more time: experts
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 05, 2013 last modified Dec 26, 2013 06:25 AM — filed under: ,
Cost and supply implications are seen by experts as the main hurdles in implementing the RBI directive.
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UIDAI and Welfare Services: Exclusion and Countermeasures (Bangalore, August 27)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Aug 22, 2016 last modified Aug 22, 2016 01:25 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a one day workshop, on Saturday, August 27, 2016, to discuss, raise awareness of, and devise countermeasures to exclusion due to implementation of UID-based verification for and distribution of welfare services. We look forward to making this a forum for knowledge exchange and a learning opportunity for our friends and colleagues.
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Blog Entry Report on Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges
by Japreet Grewal, Vanya Rakesh, Sumandro Chattapadhyay, and Elonnai Hickock published Aug 31, 2016 last modified Mar 16, 2019 04:42 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
The Trans-disciplinary Research Cluster on Sustainability Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University collaborated with the Centre for Internet and Society, and other individuals and organisations to organise a two day workshop on “Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges” at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, JNU on May 26 and 27, 2016. The objective of the workshop was to bring together experts from various fields, who have been rigorously following the developments in the Unique Identification (UID) Project and align their perspectives and develop a shared understanding of the status of the UID Project and its impact. Through this exercise, it was also sought to develop a plan of action to address the welfare exclusion issues that have arisen due to implementation of the UID Project.
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No party's got a clear stand, Aadhaar's fate hangs in balance
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 13, 2014 last modified May 05, 2014 06:01 AM — filed under: , ,
A non-UPA government for sure will review the multi-crore UID programme, but none of the parties have yet talked about scrapping it.
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Biometrics or Bust? Implications of the UID for Participation and Inclusion
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 06, 2014 last modified Jan 06, 2014 08:56 AM — filed under: , , ,
Malavika Jayaram will give a talk on biometrics and the implications of UID for participation and inclusion at the office of the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore on January 10, 2014 at 6.00 p.m.
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Cyberscholars Working Group at MIT
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 09, 2013 last modified Jan 09, 2014 06:41 AM — filed under: ,
Malavika Jayaram is giving a talk on Biometrics or Bust - India’s Identity Crisis at this event organised by Berkman Center for Internet & Society on December 12 at 6.00 p.m.
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Despite apex court order, IOC proceeds with Aadhaar-linked DBT
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 06, 2014 last modified Jan 31, 2014 06:50 AM — filed under: , ,
Once DBT starts, there is no other method to avail of subsidy: IOC official.
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Blog Entry The Aadhaar Case
by Vipul Kharbanda published Sep 05, 2014 last modified Sep 05, 2014 09:12 AM — filed under: , ,
In 2012 a writ petition was filed by Justice K.S. Puttaswamy in the Supreme Court of India challenging the policy of the government in making an Aadhaar card for every person in India and its later plans to link various government benefit schemes to the same.
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Blog Entry UID: A Data Subject's Registration Tale
by Mukta Batra published Sep 11, 2014 last modified Sep 11, 2014 09:05 AM — filed under: , ,
A person who registered for UIDAI shares their experience of registering for the UID Number, on the condition of anonymity.
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Blog Entry Biometrics: An ‘Angootha Chaap’ nation?
by Mukta Batra published Sep 19, 2014 last modified Sep 19, 2014 06:12 AM — filed under: , , ,
This blog post throws light on the inconsistencies in biometric collection under the UID and NPR Schemes.
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