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How Aadhaar legislation will help plug leakages in welfare schemes like PDS

Since the entire process will happen online, there is a trail of who gets what. It makes the process of auditing easier

Mayank Mishra  |  New Delhi 

No other project has suffered as much indifference as the one that seeks to provide portable identity to all residents of the country. Questions were raised, criticism poured in from various quarters and court cases followed. Yet, despite seven years of uncertain existence, the Unique Identification Authority of India is close to achieving a rare milestone of issuing unique identity number to one billion people. Finally, there is going to be a much needed legislation in place to back its existence. With the passage of the legislation, which seems very likely now, the delivery of ...

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Since the entire process will happen online, there is a trail of who gets what. It makes the process of auditing easier

No other project has suffered as much indifference as the one that seeks to provide portable identity to all residents of the country. Questions were raised, criticism poured in from various quarters and court cases followed. Yet, despite seven years of uncertain existence, the Unique Identification Authority of India is close to achieving a rare milestone of issuing unique identity number to one billion people. Finally, there is going to be a much needed legislation in place to back its existence. With the passage of the legislation, which seems very likely now, the delivery of ...

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