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More than 1,750 mn Aadhaar authentications done in October 2022: UIDAI

So far, over 1,100 welfare schemes in the country run by both centre and states have been notified to use Aadhaar


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BS Web Team New Delhi
More than 1,754.4 million Aadhaar authentications were completed in October 2022, according to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) data released on Tuesday by the Ministry of Electronics and IT. 

"Aadhaar adoption and usage by residents continues to progress across India, indicative of how it is touching lives, and enabling ease of living for residents. In October alone, 235.6 million e-KYC transactions were executed using Aadhaar," the ministry said in a statement.

A majority of the over 1,754.4 million authentication transactions carried out via Aadhaar were done by using fingerprint biometric authentication, followed by demographic and OTP authentication.

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First Published: Nov 29 2022 | 10:47 PM IST

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