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#India – Biometrics for Social Protection Programmes Risk Violating Human Rights of the Poor #UID

Author(s): Usha Ramanathan This contribution is published as part of the UNRISD resource platform for practitioners and policy makers Linking Social Protection and Human Rights. This part of the platform is a collection of expert contributions and commentary from advocates, practitioners, policy… Continue Reading →

Budgetary allocations for UIDAI till 31 March 2014 #UID #Aadhar

Kindly note that according to a October 2013 report of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance submitted to both the Houses of Parliament, the total budgetary allocations made for UIDAI since its inception up to 31 March 2014 is Rs 5, 440.30… Continue Reading →

UID excludes 1.4 million children in India #Aadhaar #Disability

Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kractivist India is home to the largest number of children in the world,significantly larger than the number in China. The country has 20 percent of the 0-4 years’ child population of the world. The number of… Continue Reading →

#India – Are we being made Guinea pigs ? #UID #Aadhaar

-Kamayani Bali Mahabal  UID   is a 12 digit number in addition to PAN Card, Passport,Ration Card,Driving License,BPL Cards, NREGA Card and similar cards issued by both State and Central Government .However,unlike these need  based identities issued to citizens of… Continue Reading →

Don’t deny work over Aadhaar card, govt tells states #UID

Written by Ruhi Tewari | New Delhi | February 12, 2014 1:18 am   Print The project has been plagued by problems such as low rate of enrolment. In what could be an acknowledgment that the ambitious Aadhaar-based Direct Benefits… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar not mandatory for MGNREGA wages

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu Feb 12, 2014 Programme Officer in every State should help workers get UIDAI numbers, says Ministry The Ministry of Rural Development on Tuesday directed the States not to deny workers job cards under the Mahatma Gandhi… Continue Reading →

#India – MongoDB, CIA funded company will join with UIDAI #aadhaar #WTFnews

  MongoDB startup hired by Aadhaar got funds from CIA By Lison Joseph, ET Bureau | 3 Dec, 2013, 04.00AM IST  Post a Comment The yet to be announced contract between MongoDB, part-funded by the US’ CIA and UIDAI for… Continue Reading →

Aadharism is one religion India can do without #UID #Aadhar #Aadhaar

THE REWARD CARD POSTED BY ANAND RANGANATHAN | OCTOBER 17, 2013 India is a nation run by the nervous and ruined by the netas. They spin their web with utmost care, and every now and then an unsuspecting prey, someone trying to earn… Continue Reading →

#India SC says govt can’t ask for #Aadhaar #UID for data without legal backing #mustread

Satya Prakash, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, October 10, 2013 Hit hard by the Supreme Court and confusion, the plan to turn you into a number on government computers has come a cropper — at least for now. It began with much… Continue Reading →

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