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UIDAI devises a method to retrieve lost Aadhaar numbers

Government has also linked the number with several government subsidies and welfare schemes such as cooking gas

Under the new method, a person can put in the biometrics and the system will keep prompting for more demographic details till the back-end server zeros down to 10 possible matches The Unique Identification Authority of India (Uidai), which administers the Aadhaar project, has devised a method to retrieve lost Aadhaar numbers. This assumes significance since the unique identity project has gained a significant mass in the country, with 750 million residents having an Aadhaar number. The National Democratic Alliance government has also linked the number with several government subsidies ...