The writer is chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
R S Sharma and Ashok Pal Singh write: It will not only make them more efficient, but will also enable greater transparency and accountability.
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 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.
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.
New TRAI regulations give customers the option to choose even a single channel, brings transparency to broadcasting platforms.
Investment in technology and care for privacy helped UIDAI clinch its case
Working closely with people for more than 150 years, the Dak Seva has earned their trust and respect.
Nothing was hacked and no harm done because I gave out my Aadhaar number. There is a concerted effort to discredit Aadhaar.
The point behind it is simple: Aadhaar does not contribute to increasing any of your other digital vulnerabilities
A citizen-centric data eco-system is necessary to protect privacy.
The UIDAI has gone from being an object of ridicule to an admired project
Financial institutions should incentivise digital transactions, not charge them
The eKYC scheme eliminates the need to submit multiple proofs of identity