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RBI says not connected with study on Aadhaar security aspects

IDRBT in a statement said that views expressed in the study "have been wrongly" attributed to RBI researchers

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Govt to sort out Aadhaar glitches

The on Thursday said neither it nor its researcher were any way connected to a study on security aspects of Aadhaar by one S Ananth.

As per media reports, a staff paper published by the has flagged safety issues related to the unique identity number.

In a statement, the said it has come across reports in a section of media attributing a "study on security aspects of Aadhaar by one Shri S Ananth", an adjunct faculty of (IDRBT), to researchers.

"It is clarified that neither the nor its researchers were in any way connected with the study. Further, views expressed by the author are not those of the RBI," the central bank said.

Separately, in a statement said that views expressed in the study "have been wrongly" attributed to RBI researchers in certain section of media.

Further, it said the views expressed in the study are "those of the author alone" and do not represent the views of or RBI.

It further added that Anant is not a regular faculty of the institute.

has been established by the RBI. RBI Deputy Governor B P Kanungo is the chairman of IDRBT Governing Council.

First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 08:18 IST
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