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I have long said we need a privacy law but Aadhaar has safeguards: Nandan Nilekani

Interview with former chairman of UIDAI

Nitin Sethi & Sahil Makkar 

Former chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Nandan Nilekani, tells Nitin Sethi and Sahil Makkar how Aadhaar could become the spine for alternative banking and could replace government services with cash benefits. Edited excerpts: The Congress, which had introduced the UIDAI, is now opposing the Aadhaar Bill… I don’t want to get into the political discussion. The fact of the matter is that the vision of Aadhaar was a UPA vision. It began in 2006 and, in 2009, they notified the UIDAI and appointed me in July 2009. They gave me the complete ...

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Interview with former chairman of UIDAI Former chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Nandan Nilekani, tells Nitin Sethi and Sahil Makkar how Aadhaar could become the spine for alternative banking and could replace government services with cash benefits. Edited excerpts: The Congress, which had introduced the UIDAI, is now opposing the Aadhaar Bill… I don’t want to get into the political discussion. The fact of the matter is that the vision of Aadhaar was a UPA vision. It began in 2006 and, in 2009, they notified the UIDAI and appointed me in July 2009. They gave me the complete ... image
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I have long said we need a privacy law but Aadhaar has safeguards: Nandan Nilekani

Interview with former chairman of UIDAI

Former chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Nandan Nilekani, tells Nitin Sethi and Sahil Makkar how Aadhaar could become the spine for alternative banking and could replace government services with cash benefits. Edited excerpts: The Congress, which had introduced the UIDAI, is now opposing the Aadhaar Bill… I don’t want to get into the political discussion. The fact of the matter is that the vision of Aadhaar was a UPA vision. It began in 2006 and, in 2009, they notified the UIDAI and appointed me in July 2009. They gave me the complete ...

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