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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

R. S. Sharma

The writer is chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

How e-RUPI can transform government’s welfare schemes
Sat, Aug 14, 2021

R S Sharma and Ashok Pal Singh write: It will not only make them more efficient, but will also enable greater transparency and accountability.

Retrieving lost Aadhaar is challenging because of unfounded privacy concerns
Thu, Jul 15, 2021

R. S. Sharma, Ashok Pal Singh write: Pushed by privacy vigilantes, a fallacious view has developed that the Aadhaar number should be treated as a secret or confidential number, making its retrieval an uphill task

We need to create open protocols, networks. India can lead the way in breaking stranglehold of platforms
Sat, Jul 25, 2020

We know how dependent we are on some of the foreign platforms, despite the claim of being a software powerhouse of the world. This situation is the very antithesis of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat and a threat to the country’s digital sovereignty. We can change that.

To achieve its full potential, Aadhaar should be made easier and safer to use
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Aadhaar has touched the life of almost every Indian resident. If there is one learning from the study, it is that the best way to deliver on the promise of Aadhaar is to focus on improving the user experience, making it easier for everyone to use Aadhaar safely every day.

Subscriber holds the remote, and the keys
Mon, Feb 25, 2019

New TRAI regulations give customers the option to choose even a single channel, brings transparency to broadcasting platforms.

Trusting Aadhaar
Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Investment in technology and care for privacy helped UIDAI clinch its case

Dak babu as bank-teller
Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Working closely with people for more than 150 years, the Dak Seva has earned their trust and respect.

Truth fears no trolls
Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Nothing was hacked and no harm done because I gave out my Aadhaar number. There is a concerted effort to discredit Aadhaar.

Why I gave out my Aadhaar number
Wed, Aug 01, 2018

The point behind it is simple: Aadhaar does not contribute to increasing any of your other digital vulnerabilities

Who owns my data?
Mon, Aug 21, 2017

A citizen-centric data eco-system is necessary to protect privacy.

Aadhaar, then and now
Fri, May 19, 2017

The UIDAI has gone from being an object of ridicule to an admired project

Conditions for a less-cash India
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

Financial institutions should incentivise digital transactions, not charge them

Shoring up our digital identities
Wed, Dec 28, 2016

The eKYC scheme eliminates the need to submit multiple proofs of identity