The writer is the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India
The JAM trinity has helped eliminate middlemen, frauds, and leakages due to corruption.
Apex court’s verdict removes misapprehensions on Aadhaar, will cleanse system of fakes and duplicates, ensure that services reach intended beneficiaries.
Critics of Aadhaar are raising an alarm based on unfounded concerns.
All technology is vulnerable. What is needed is mitigation of risks of Aadhaar, not its abrogation
It is unfortunate that many sincere social workers, activists, and economists are not able to see through it
The unique identification number empowers the people, not the state